Puerto Rico

The beauty of Puerto Rico

Political situation

Puerto Rico is not a state, but rather a Commonwealth of the United States.

Favorite Sport

Puerto Rico's favorite sport is Baseball. The fans are devoted to the sport.

National Animal

The national animal is the Cogui.

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Capital and current Population

The capital of Puerto Rico is San Jaun. The current population is 3.667 million people.

Currency

The currency in Puerto Rico is the American dollar.

Interesting places to visit

1. El Yunque is a beautiful tropical rainforest in Puerto Rico, and the only rainforest under the protection of the US Forest service

2. Castillo de San Cristobal is a spanish fort located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Built by spain to protect from attacks.

3. Arecibo observatory is the world's largest and most sensitive Radiotelescope located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

4. La Ceiba de Ponce is a historic park located in barrio San anton, Ponce Puerto Rico

5. El morro(castle) is a 16th century citadel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Main types of music and dance

2types of Music:

1.Bomba- It is the mixture of the three different cultures of the Island, the Spanish, African and Taino cultures.

2.Salsa- salsa music actually emerged in the Puerto Rican barrios of New York City during the 1960s and 70s. Big-band jazz met with Latin rhythms

2 types of Dance:

1.Salsa a dance form with origins from the Cuban Son

2.Merengue

Amazing Latin Dance - The Salsa Dance
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