Puerto Rico is an independent autonomous region in its internal affairs. It lies to the east of the Dominican Republic in the northeast of the Caribbean Sea. The name means rich port in Spanish. Puerto Rico is the smallest island of the Greater Antilles and consists of the islands of Puerto Rico as well as the islands of Mona, Vieques, Culebra. Its Area is 8,897 km2. The Capital is San Juan.
Cities of Puerto Rico
Area Code: +1
Currency of Puerto Rico: US Dollar
Bayamon, Ponce, Carolina, Caguas, Mayaguez Bay
The Economy of Puerto Rico
Annual national income per capita is quite high as an Antillean country. The economy is basically based on free enterprise. Natural resources are limited. In the 1940s, with the help of the US, it was the main sectors of the developing industry and tourism economy. Chemistry, food, machinery, electrical equipment, weaving, apparel are the main industrial activities and the main export products. Mining and cattle breeding have replaced sugar cane. The country’s most foreign trade relations is with the USA.
Puerto Rico's Products
Canned tuna, pharmaceutical products, fabrics and rum are among the major export products of the country.
Puerto Rico's Import Products
Some of the food products are machine parts, chemical and petroleum products.
Countries where Puerto Rico exports
America is the most exporting country.
Countries where Puerto Rico imports
In the field of imports, the most imports are made with America.
Nations Living in Puerto Rico
Most of the people are of Spanish origin. In addition, Portuguese, French, Italian, African and Indian minorities are also found.
Languages spoken in Puerto Rico
Official languages; Spanish and English.