Popluation and Capital
The Capital is San Juan.
Castillo de San Cristobal- a Spanish fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was built by Spain to protect against land based attacks on the city of San Juan. It is part of San Juan National Historic Site.
Arecibo observatory-The observatory's 1,000 ft (305 m) radio telescope is the world's largest single-aperture telescope.
La Ceiba de Ponce- a passive park in barrio San Antón, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Its centerpiece is the historic Ceiba tree, a tree associated with the founding of the city. Now surrounded by the park with the same name, the emblematic 500-year old Ceiba tree stands on the edge of the Ponce Historic Zone
El Morro- Is a citadel named after King Philip II of Spain. It is located northwestern-most point of the islet of Old San Juan
Famous Puerto Rican People
Alegría, Ricardo EIn-1993 he was the first Latin-American to win the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's Picasso Medal, that same year that President Clinton awarded him the Charles Frankel Award of the Humanities.
Batista, Tomás- created several famous Puerto Rican monuments such as: "El Jíbaro Puertorriqueño" Monument in Cayey, the Luis A. Ferré Highway, Eugenio María de Hostos in Mayagüez, Nemesio R. Canales in Jayuya, Chuíto el de Cayey in Cayey, Rafael Hernández in Bayamón, and others.
2 Main types of dance and Music
Bomba y Plena- brought over by black slaves who worked on the island's sugar plantations in the 17th century.