Country: Puerto Rico

Population: 3,944,259

Capital: San Juan

Time Zone: UTC-4

Currency Name: US dollar (USD)

Government Type: Commonwealth (unincorporated, organized territorty of United States)

Languages: Spanish, English

Ethnic Breakdown: white (mostly Spanish origin) 80.5%, black 8%, Amerindian 0.4%, Asian 0.2%, mixed and other 10.9%

Religion: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%

Major Cities: San Juan

Phone Country Code: 1-787 or 939

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: mid-December - mid-April

Voltage: 120 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The coconut palm tree was introduced to Puerto Rico from the Pacific in 1542 by either Portuguese or Spanish traders.