5 things to know about Puerto Rico

5 things to know about Puerto Rico

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The gorgeous white sand filled Flamenco beach on the Puerto Rican island of Culebra.

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San Juan is famous for its blue cobblestone streets that give holidaymakers great photo ops.

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Don't be surprised to catch a glimpse of Captain Sparrow. Puerto Rico is in the Caribbean, after all.

1 Puerto Rico is a Caribbean Island that belongs to the United States. It is a US territory, so it has different rights and rules than a US state has.

The gorgeous white sand filled Flamenco beach on the Puerto Rican island of Culebra.

2 It's a tourist paradise with warm, sunny beaches, diving, snorkelling, spelunking and  searching for pirate treasure among its main attractions. 


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The capital is San Juan.

San Juan is famous for its blue cobblestone streets that give holidaymakers great photo ops.

4 It used to belong to the Spanish, who lost it in the Spanish-American war. So most people here speak Spanish.

Don't be surprised to catch a glimpse of Captain Sparrow. Puerto Rico is in the Caribbean, after all.

5 Ships bringing goods from Central and South America, Africa and Europe have to unload their goods in the United States. They are not allowed to stop in Puerto Rico.

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