Located in the northeastern Caribbean
One of Puerto Rico's favorite sports are Boxing and Basketball
Native Animal (Coqui)
The coqui is the smallest but most recognizable species in Puerto Rico. They are terrestrial animals. They have a very distingushed sound that they at night
Capital and Current Population
The Capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan
Current Population: 40 million people
The official currency of Puerto Rico is the U.S Dollar
El Yunque is a National rain forest in Puerto Rico, It is also the National Forest for the Caribbean. It is the only rain forest in the United States.
Castillo de San Cristobal
Castillo de San Cristobal is a spanish fort in Spain that was built to protect against land based attacks on city of San Juan. It is the biggest fort built by the Spanish in the New World.
The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in Pureto Rico. Its is also callled the National Astronomy and Ionoshpere Center. Its is the world's largest single-aperture telescope.
La Ceiba de Ponce (Ceiba Tree Park)
La Ceiba de Ponce is a passive in barrio San Anton. it is the centerpiece associated with the founding of the city. This site is believed to be the first settlement of the Europeans in the Ponce
El Morro (Morro Castle)
El Morro was designed to guard the entrance to the San Juan Bay from seaborne enemies. It was named to honor King Phillip II of Spain
Music of Puerto Rico
* Bomba_ is a traditional music style of Puerto Rico. It is a mixture of The Island, The Spanish, African and Taino cultures. The base rhythm is played by two or more drums. It is described to be the connection berween the dancer and the drummer.
* Reggeaton blends Jamaican music of dancehall and Trinidadian Soca with Latin America. Lyrics tend to be derived from hip-hop rather than from dancehall.
PANAMA Y PUERTO RICO - REGGAETON 2010 (PART1)
Famous People of Puerto Rico
boxer who won the world championship titles in three different wieght divisions.
Champion Puerto Rican Pro Boxer who win his matches by knockouts
Raggeaton rapper and singer best known for King of Kings. He was an occasional preacher at his church
Spanish dish made with beans, rice, herbs and spices
Plantain "arañitas" & "tostones rellenos"
A traditonal dish mixed with plantains and tostones
One Popular Fruit in Puerto Rico which is found in warm areas. It can be eaten, juiced to enhance the aroma.