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10 Fun Facts About Puerto Rico

  1. Puerto Rico is an archipelago, with only three of the islands of the chain being inhabited.

  2. Puerto Rico is a part commonwealth governed but by the United States Therefore it is not a sovereign state. Although it has such a strong cultural identity that most people around the world think it is.

  3. United States gained (or invaded) Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War in 1898. This makes residents of Puerto Rico US Citizens.

  4. Puerto Ricans can’t Vote in the U.S Presidential Elections

  5. Even though its not a country it still competes as an “independent nation” in the Olympics and Miss Universe, as well as in many other international events.

  6. Puerto Rico has won the Miss Universe title five times.

  7. Puerto Rico’s national animal is the small coqui tree frog

  8. Puerto Rico has the First Nuclear Power Plant in the Caribbean

  9. El Yunque is the Only Tropical Rainforest in the US Forest Service

  10. It has the Largest Cave Network in the Western Hemisphere

  11. Puerto Rico has the Brightest Bioluminescent Bay in the World

  12. The World’s Largest Rum Distillery is in Cataño, Puerto Rico

  13. The Piña Colada was Invented in San Juan

  14. The Puerto Rico Trench is the Deepest Point in the Atlantic Ocean

  15. Puerto Rican Coffee is Among the Best in the World

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