Puerto Rico

Information about the country

Puerto Rico is considered a "protectorate" or a "territory" of the United States, but is not an actual state. They sharer some of the same rights as Americans, but not all of the rights.

Favorite Sport

The favorite sport of Puerto Rico is baseball.

More Facts

The national animal of Puerto Rico is the Coqui. The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan, and the population is 3.667 million. Puerto Rico uses US currency.

Interesting Locations

El Yunque has the only national rain forest in the United States National Forest System.

Castillo de San Cristobal has the fort that was responsible for protecting San Juan for many years.

Arecibo observatory is the location of the only radio telescope of Puerto Rico.

La Ceiba de Ponce is a park that has the Ceiba tree which is the centerpiece of Puertorican history.

El Morro is a fort that has been in Puerto Rico since the 16th century.

Other Facts

The two famous types of dances and musics of Puerto Rico are Plena and Bomba.

A few famous people from Puerto Rico are Daddy Yankee, Ricky Martin, and Joseline Hernandez.

Famous Foods

Tostones are fried plantains.

Pernil is ham.

Pasta de guayaba is a gel like food that is usually eaten with crackers or bread.