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Puerto Rico

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  1. Puerto Rico

  2. Geographic Location

  3. -Commonwealth of the U.S.- A political unit having local autonomy but voluntarily united with the U.S. -There are 78 municipalities (Cities)

  4. MajorCities:San Juan (Capital)PonceCaguas,Mayaguez

  5. NativePeopleLos TainosTainoscalledtheislandBorikenorBorinquenwhichmeans “ land of thegreatlords”. Todaytheword Boricua isusedtodesignatethepeople of Puerto Rico.

  6. El Moro

  7. San Juan

  8. Old San Juan El viejo San Juan

  9. El Yunque Rainforest

  10. -Climateaveragetemperature 80 degrees F-LanguageSpanish and English are theofficiallanguages-Demographywhite (mostlySpanishorigin) 76.2% black 6.9% mixed 4.4% -Religion85% catholics

  11. Interesting FactWhen Puerto Ricans want to express their nationality, they say: Soy de aquícomo el coquí (I'm as Puerto Rican as a coquí).

  12. While the coqui -a tiny frog found everywhere in the island- is only an "unofficial national symbol", its image figures prominently in Puerto Rican culture and heritage. Thecoqui

  13. Criollo (creole) is a word used today by Puerto Ricans to describe things native to the island, such as: music, cuisine, language, arts, people, religion, and other aspects of the island culture.

  14. Music

  15. Olga TuñónMark AnthonyJennifer LópezIvyQueenDaddyYankeeDon Omar

  16. Food

  17. Carne Guisada (Stewed Beef) Arrozcon Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas) Pasteles(Green Banana Mass with Pork Filling, similar to a Mexican Tamale) Pastelón(Sweet Plantain & Beef Lasagna) Alcapurria(Fried Green Banana and Beef Patty)