The Commonwealth ofPuerto Rico

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Not a Country or a State

Puerto Rico is a commonwealth. it is an unincorporated territory of the United States. The United States will defend Puerto Rico when needed but it is a separate area as a whole.


Capitol and Population

The capitol of Puerto Rico is San Juan. The population as of 2012 is 3,667,084.

Foods of Puerto Rico

Favorite Sport

The favorite sport of Puerto Rico is baseball. Other popular sports include boxing and basketball


Representative Animal

The Coqui is a frog that only lives in Puerto Rico. It gets its name from the sound it makes


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Currency

Puerto Ricans use US dollars just as Americans


Places of Puerto Rico

Bomba y Plena

The two main types of music in Puerto Rico. Bomba is played by two large drums while Plena is played with a tambourine and gourd scraper


Bomba in Loiza, Puerto Rico #1
Tito Matos - La Plena with Congas

Famous Puerto Ricans