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About Puerto Rico

If you are searching for a place where you can freely wriggle on the cozy sands under the vast envelope of blue skies, the Island of Puerto Rico is where your search ends. Puerto Rico is situated in the north eastern part of Caribbean and is the semi-autonomous territory of USA. It lies to the west of Virgin Islands and to the east of Dominican Republic. Though Puerto Rico is a small island, it still abounds in natural riches.

The chief reason behind the popularity of Puerto Rico as a tourist destination is due to the presence of various beautiful beaches. The Island's central mountain range extends to height of about 1338 m. Though a territory of US, but still it has various unique features, which are quite different from those found on the US soil. The climate of Puerto Rico is hot tropical type of climate and thus you should carry your clothes accordingly.


Currency :

United States Dollar (USD).

Country :

Puerto Rico.

Capital :

San Juan.

Chief Destination :

San Juan.

Tourist Destinations & Attractions :

Some of the best tourist destination and attractions in the Island of Puerto Rico are : - 

* San Juan. 

* The Pablo Casals Museum. 

* Casa De Los Contrafuertes. 

* Casa Del Callejon. 

* El Morro. 

* Ponce. 

* The Phosphorescent Bay. 

* The Camuy Caves. 

* The Caguana Indian Ceremonial Park. 

* San German. 

* The Espiritu Santo River. 

* El Yunque National Forest. 

* The island of Mona, etc. 

Area :

9,104 square km (3,515 square miles)

Population :

3,667,084 (estimated)

Language :

Spanish, English

Calling Code :

+1 787 / 939

Time Zone :

AST (UTC–4)


Climate & Geography

The average minimum temperature of Puerto Rico is 66.9 degrees F (19 degrees C) and the average maximum temperature of Puerto Rico is 85.4 degrees F (30 degrees C). There is no significant change in the temperatures throughout the seasons. The only visible change is in temperatures of the south being a little higher than the temperatures in the northern and central parts. The constant temperatures make Puerto Rico an ideal holiday spot for tourists all over the world.

Puerto Rico is comprised of the primary island of Puerto Rico and several smaller islands around it. Puerto Rico is mostly mountainous region and coasts with 17 manmade lakes.

Territory & Capital : Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and is surrounded by the Dominican Republic on the east, the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands on the west. San Juan is the capital and the largest city of Puerto Rico.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The best time to visit Puerto Rico is the period between December and April.

Transportation

The native and tourist population of Puerto Rico utilizes a well-organized system of roads, freeways, ports and harbors, highways, airports, and railways for transportation.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Citizens of US can enter Puerto Rico without any visa. For other foreign nationals, the usual US visa rules apply. Contact the nearest US embassy for further details.


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