Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico ticks all the boxes for a picture-perfect holiday. Its white sandy beaches can compete with any in the world and vary from metropolitan cocktail heavens and bustling surfing hotspots to quiet island get-a-ways.
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is the capital of Puerto Rico, and, at about 318,000, its largest city. Photo: Tomás Fano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a island belonging to Puerto Rico, also known as Isla Nena or Little Girl Island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in the region of Puerto Rico. Photo: sicarr, CC BY 2.0.

is a small island, mostly covered in nature preserve that lies about 20 miles east of Puerto Rico and 12 miles west of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The of Puerto Rico is home to the San Juan metropolitan area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a tourism region in western Puerto Rico. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of Puerto Rico is known for its beautiful beaches and Yunque National Forest. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a tourism region in southern Puerto Rico. Photo: sicarr, CC BY 2.0.

is the central, mountainous region of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico

Latitude of center
18.2346° or 18° 14' 4.6" north
Longitude of center
-66.3904° or 66° 23' 25.4" west
Population
3,200,000
Elevation
454 metres (1490 feet)
Capital
Area
9104 km² (3515 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (USD)
Phone code
+1-787 and 1-939
Internet domain
.pr
Geo­Names ID
4566966

Also Known As

  • Afar: Puerto-Riko
  • Afrikaans: Puerto Rico
  • Akan: Puɛto Riko
  • Albanian: Portorikoja
  • Amharic: ፕዌርቶ ሪኮ
  • Amharic: ፖርታ ሪኮ
  • Arabic: Puerto Rico
  • Arabic: بورتوريكو
  • Aragonese: Puerto Rico
  • Armenian: Պուերտո Ռիկո
  • Arpitan: Pôrto Rico
  • Asturian: Puerto Rico
  • Asturian: Puertu Ricu
  • Aymara: Burinkin
  • Azerbaijani: Puerto-Riko
  • Azerbaijani: Puerto Riko
  • Bambara: Pɔrotoriko
  • Bashkir: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Basque: Puerto Rico
  • Bavarian: Puerto Rico
  • Belarusian: Пуэрта-Рыка
  • Belarusian: Пўэрта-Рыка
  • Bengali: পুয়ের্টোরিকো
  • Bengali: পুয়ের্তো রিকো
  • Bhojpuri: पोर्तो रिको
  • Bishnupriya: পুয়ের্তো রিকো
  • Bosnian: Porto Riko
  • Bosnian: Portoriko
  • Breton: Puerto Rico
  • Bulgarian: Пуерто Рико
  • Burmese: ပေါ်တိုရီကိုနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ပေါ်တူရီကို
  • Catalan: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico
  • Catalan: Puerto Rico
  • Catalan: pr
  • Cebuano: Puerto Rico
  • Central Bikol: Puerto Rico
  • Central Kurdish: پۆرتۆ ڕیکۆ
  • Chavacano: Puerto Rico
  • Chechen: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Chinese: Puerto Rico
  • Chinese: 波多黎各
  • Chuvash: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Cornish: Puerto Rico
  • Croatian: Portoriko
  • Czech: Portoriko
  • Danish: Puerto Rico
  • Dhivehi: ޕުއެރްތޮ ރީކޯ
  • Dimli (individual language): Porto Riko
  • Dutch: PR
  • Dutch: PRI
  • Dutch: Puerto Rico
  • Egyptian Arabic: بويرتو ريكو
  • Egyptian Arabic: پويرتو ريكو
  • English: Borikén
  • English: Borinquen
  • English: Boriquén
  • English: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • English: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico
  • English: Island of Enchantment
  • English: PR
  • English: Porto Rico
  • English: Territory of Puerto Rico
  • English: The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • English: 🇵🇷
  • Erzya: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Esperanto: PR
  • Esperanto: Porto-Riko
  • Esperanto: Portoriko
  • Esperanto: Puerto-Riko
  • Esperanto: Puertoriko
  • Estonian: Puerto Rico
  • Ewe: Puerto Riko nutome
  • Extremaduran: Puertu Ricu
  • Faroese: Puerto Rico
  • Faroese: Puerto Riko
  • Finnish: Puerto Rico
  • French: Porto Rico
  • French: Puerto Rico
  • Fulah: Porto Rikoo
  • Gagauz: Puerto Riko
  • Galician: Porto Rico
  • Ganda: Potoriko
  • Georgian: პუერტო-რიკო
  • Georgian: პუერტო რიკო
  • German: Puerto Rico
  • Greek: Πουέρτο Ρίκο
  • Guarani: Puerto Rico
  • Guarani: Puerto Rríko
  • Guianese Creole French: Puerto Rico
  • Gujarati: પ્યુઅર્ટો રિકો
  • Gujarati: પ્યુએર્ટો રિકો
  • Haitian: Pòtoriko
  • Hakka Chinese: Puerto Rico
  • Hausa: Porto Riko
  • Hausa: Puerto Rico
  • Hebrew: פוארטו ריקו
  • Hebrew: פורטו ריקו
  • Hindi: पर्टो रीको
  • Hindi: पोर्टो रीको
  • Hindi: प्युर्तो रिको
  • Hindi: प्यूर्टो रिको
  • Hungarian: Puerto Rico
  • Hungarian: Puerto Ricó-i Nemzetközösség
  • Icelandic: Púertó Ríkó
  • Ido: Portuo Riko
  • Iloko: Puerto Rico
  • Indonesian: Puerto Riko
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Porto Rico
  • Irish: Portó Ríce
  • Irish: Pórtó Ríce
  • Italian: Porto Rico
  • Italian: Portorico
  • Jamaican Creole English: Puoto Riiko
  • Japanese: プエルトリコ
  • Japanese: プエルトリコ自治連邦区
  • Javanese: Puerto Riko
  • Javanese: Puérto Riko
  • Kalaallisut: Puerto Rico
  • Kannada: ಪೋರ್ಟೊ ರಿಕೊ
  • Kannada: ಪ್ಯೂರ್ಟೋ ರಿಕೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Puerto-Riko
  • Kazakh: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Khmer: ព័រតូរីកូ
  • Kikuyu: Pwetoriko
  • Kinyarwanda: Puwerito Riko
  • Kirghiz: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Korean: 푸에르토리코
  • Kurdish: Porto Rîko
  • Ladino: Puerto Riko
  • Lao: Puerto Rico
  • Lao: ເປີໂຕລິໂກ
  • Latin: Portus Dives
  • Latvian: Puertoriko
  • Ligurian: Pòrto Ricco
  • Limburgan: Puerto Rico
  • Lingala: Puerto Rico
  • Lingala: Pɔtoriko
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Porto Rica
  • Lithuanian: Puerto Rikas
  • Lombard: Puerto Rico
  • Low German: Puerto Rico
  • Lower Sorbian: Puerto Rico
  • Luba-Katanga: Mpotoriku
  • Luxembourgish: Puerto Rico
  • Macedonian: Порторико
  • Malagasy: Puerto Rico
  • Malagasy: Pôrtô-Rikô
  • Malagasy: Pôrtô Rikô
  • Malay: Puerto Rico
  • Malayalam: പോര്‍ട്ടോ റിക്കോ
  • Malayalam: പോർട്ടോ റിക്കോ
  • Maltese: Commonwealth ta’ Puerto Rico
  • Maltese: Puerto Rico
  • Manx: Yn Phurt Verçhagh
  • Marathi: पोर्टो रिको
  • Marathi: पोर्तो रिको
  • Min Dong Chinese: Puerto Rico
  • Min Nan Chinese: Puerto Rico
  • Mingrelian: პუერტო-რიკო
  • Nepali: पोर्टो रिको
  • Nepali: प्युर्टोरिको
  • Nepali: प्युर्तो रिको
  • North Ndebele: Puerto Rico
  • Northern Frisian: Puerto Riko
  • Northern Luri: پورتوریکو
  • Northern Sami: Puerto Rico
  • Norwegian: Puerto Rico
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Puerto Rico
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Puerto Rico
  • Novial: Puerto Riko
  • Occitan (post 1500): Puerto Rico
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Puerto Rico
  • Oriya: ପୁଏର୍ତ୍ତୋ ରିକୋ
  • Ossetian: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Panjabi: ਪੁਇਰਤੋ ਰੀਕੋ
  • Panjabi: ਪੁਏਰਤੋ ਰੀਕੋ
  • Papiamento: Puerto Rico
  • Persian: پورتوریکو
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Puerto Rico
  • Polish: Portoryko
  • Portuguese: Porto Rico
  • Quechua: Burinkin
  • Romanian: Porto Rico
  • Romanian: Puerto Rico
  • Romansh: Puerto Rico
  • Rundi: Puwetoriko
  • Russian: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Russian: Свободно ассоциированное государство Пуэрто-Рико
  • Russian: Свободно присоединившееся государство Пуэрто-Рико
  • Russian: Содружество Пуэрто-Рико
  • Sakizaya: Puerto Rico
  • Sakizaya: Puerto rico
  • Samogitian: Puerto Rėks
  • Sango: Porto Rîko
  • Sardinian: Puerto Rico
  • Scots: Puerto Rico
  • Scottish Gaelic: Puerto Rico
  • Serbian: Порто Рико
  • Serbian: Порторико
  • Serbo-Croatian: Portoriko
  • Shan: ပေႃႇတူဝ်ႇရီးၵူဝ်း
  • Shona: Puerto Rico
  • Sicilian: Portu Ricu
  • Silesian: Portoryko
  • Sinhala: පුවටෝ රිකෝ
  • Slovak: Portoriko
  • Slovenian: Portoriko
  • Somali: Buerto Riko
  • Somali: Puerto Rico
  • South Azerbaijani: پورتو ریکو
  • Spanish: Borinquen
  • Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico
  • Spanish: Isla del Encanto
  • Spanish: Puerto Rico
  • Spanish: Territorio Estadounidense de Puerto Rico
  • Sundanese: Puérto Riko
  • Swahili: Puerto Rico
  • Swahili: Pwetoriko
  • Swedish: Puerto Rico
  • Swiss German: Puerto Rico
  • Tagalog: Puerto Rico
  • Tajik: Пуэрто Рико
  • Tamil: பியூர்டோ ரிகோ
  • Tamil: புயர்டோ ரிக்கோ
  • Tamil: புவேர்ட்டோ ரிக்கோ
  • Tatar: Пуэрто-Рико
  • Telugu: పోటోరికో
  • Telugu: ఫ్యూర్టో రికో
  • Thai: ปวยร์โตรีโก
  • Thai: เปอร์โตริโก
  • Tigrinya: ፖርታ ሪኮ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pueto Liko
  • Tosk Albanian: Puerto Rico
  • Turkish: Porto Riko
  • Turkmen: Puerto-riko
  • Uighur: پوئېرتو رىكو
  • Ukrainian: Пуерто-Рико
  • Ukrainian: Пуерто-Ріко
  • Upper Sorbian: Puerto Rico
  • Urdu: پورٹو ریکو
  • Urdu: پیورٹو ریکو
  • Uzbek: Puerto-Riko
  • Venetian: Porto Rico
  • Vietnamese: Puerto Rico
  • Volapük: Puertorikeäns
  • Walloon: Porto Rico
  • Waray (Philippines): Puerto Rico
  • Welsh: Puerto Rico
  • Western Frisian: Porto Riko
  • Western Frisian: Puerto Riko
  • Western Panjabi: پورٹو ریکو
  • Wolof: Poortorikoo
  • Wu Chinese: 布爱勒导里高
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Pọto Riko
  • Yoruba: Púẹ́rtò Ríkò
  • Yue Chinese: 波多黎各
  • Zeeuws: Puerto Rico
  • Zulu: i-Puerto Rico
  • Puerta Rėks
  • Territory of Porto Rice

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