US & Canada

Puerto Rico profile

Image caption Puerto Rico is a popular holiday destination
  • Territory: Puerto Rico
  • Status: Self-governing territory belonging to the USA
  • Full name: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • Population: 3.7 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: San Juan
  • Area: 8,959 sq km (3,459 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, English (both official)
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 75 years (men) 83 years (women)
  • Monetary unit: US dollar
  • Main exports: Chemicals, foodstuffs, machinery
  • GNI per capita: $16,560 (World Bank, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .pr
  • International dialling code: +1787