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Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is east of the Dominican Republic and about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Fla. More »

The major rivers of Puerto Rico are the La Plata River, the Río Grande de Loíza, the Bayamón River and the Río Grande de Arecibo. All the major rivers of Puerto Rico flow northward over the mountains to the Atlantic Ocea... More »

Medicare exists in Puerto Rico. However, requirements for receiving Medicare Part B, or medical insurance, in addition to Part A, or hospital insurance, differ slightly from those for residents of U.S. states. Plans offe... More »

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Puerto Rico is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The island is located east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands. As of April 2015, Puerto Rico is a territory of the United S... More »

Puerto Rico is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The island is located about 1,000 miles off the coast of Florida, and is part of the West Indies, a string of islands. More »

Puerto Rico covers a total area of about 5,320 square miles, making it a little smaller than triple the area of Rhode Island, and close to 80 percent the total area of Jamaica. Puerto Rico has a width of about 110 miles,... More »

Puerto Rico identifies the Puerto Rican coqui, a small tree frog, as its national symbol. The coqui, an amphibian living in Puerto Rico's rainforests, reaches an adult size between one and two inches, making these frogs ... More »