Puerto Rico

by: Darius Wilford

Puerto Rico's unique political situation within the USA

Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States. It provides local autonomy to the island and allows Puerto Rico to display its flag.

Puerto Rico's favortie sport

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Biking & Skating
  • Boating & Sailing
  • Bowling

Representative animal

  • Coqui
  • Reina Mora

Capital and Current Population

  • San Juan
  • 3.667 million

Currency

United StatesDollar

El Yunque

  • There are over 240 species of plants and trees in El Yunque
  • The fores contains rare wildlife including the Puerto Rican parrot
  • The Puerto Rican parrot is one of the ten most endagerd species of birds in the world

Castillo de San Cristobal

One of the largest military structure built by the Spanish ing the Americas; Now a fixture among Puerto Rico's

Arecibo observatory

  • The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA
  • The Arecibo telescope was built between mid 1960 and November 1963 by William E. Gordon

La Ceiba de Ponce

  • Ceiba is the name of a genus of many species of large trees found in tropical areas.
  • Some species can grow up to 230 ft tall or more

El Morro

The fortress is one of the most impressive structures on the island

It is a military history that began with the spanish conquistadores and ended with WWII

2 main types of music and dance