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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 »

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Puerto Rico, one of only two U.S. Commonwealths, maintains its government as a Republic, as do all 50 states in the United States. Puerto Rico has been recognized as a commonwealth since July 25, 1952. Though many resolu... More »

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As of 2014, Barack Obama is the president of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, so the president is whoever is currently the President of the United States. 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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