Puerto Rico

Interesting Facts

Puerto Rico's Land

Puerto Rico's total area is about 3,508 sq. mi. (9,086 sq. km.). The land is about 3,427 sq. mi.

(8,876 sq. km.). It's water is about 81 sq. mi. (210 sq. km.) Puerto Rico is in the Caribbean


History And People

The island was originally named San Juan and the capital was Puerto Rico. Histoians thought that the names were mixed up on a early map. Puerto Rico's origin of name is "rich port". And the motto is "Joann est. nomen ejes" (John is his name). There are 2 official languages English and Spanish. Finally, the song is " La Borinquena "