National Symbols of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

The official language is Spanish; English and the United States Dollar is the currency of the Puerto Rico. The domain is .pr and the country code is +1.

National day is celebrated on 25 Jul 1952. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Puerto Rico is no exception.

In Puerto Rico, Baseball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Puerto Rican people. The Pina Colada is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Puerto Rico. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Manuel Fernández Juncos represent a national Puerto Rican symbol.

The country was founded by Pedro Albizu Campos. The current president of Puerto Rico is Joe Biden (D) and Pedro Pierluisi (Governor) is the Prime Minister.

In Puerto Rico the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Puerto Rican national anthem was written by Manuel Fernández Juncos and composed by Félix Astol Artés.

Country information

Official name(s) Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Alternative name(s) Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (official, English)
Regional location Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic
Country name etymology "Rich Port"in Spanish.
Climate Tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain Mostly mountains with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal areas
Population 2,860,853
National Day 25 Jul 1952
Language(s) Spanish; English
Religion Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Irreligious
Country code +1
Literacy rate 92.4%
Currency United States Dollar
Capital city San Juan
ISO PRI
Domain(TLD) .pr
Ethnicity American & Alaskan
Head of government Governor
Nationality Puerto Rican
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 9,104 km2 (3,515 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-04:00 (AST)
Average elevation 4ft
Coastline 501 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Puerto Rico

Flag map of Puerto Rico

Motto of Puerto Rico

No official motto

National animal of Puerto Rico

The National animal of Puerto Rico is Puerto Rican Coqui

National Animal of Puerto Rico - Puerto Rican Coqui

National flower of Puerto Rico

The National flower of Puerto Rico is Flor de Maga's flower. Botanical name is Thespesia grandiflora.

National flower of Puerto Rico - Flor de Maga's flower

National bird of Puerto Rico

The National bird of Puerto Rico is Puerto Rico Spindalis

National bird of Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Spindalis

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Puerto Rican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Men are like bears, the uglier they are, the more gorgeous they are.

You are master over what you hush, and slave to what you speak…

The best thing God did was to make one day follow another.

When you talk about the sun, you will see her beams.

That which does not kill, makes you fat…

Appearances can be deceiving.

There is no chaos that good cannot come from

After a storm comes a calm.

Lying and eating fish, one must be very careful…

The keeper of the orchard’s dog, that neither eats, nor will let anyone eat

Curiosity killed the cat.

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