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Puerto Rico

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Country Puerto Rico

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Region Caribbean
Area (sq km) 13,790
Border (Island) Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Population 3,598,357
Nationality Puerto Rican(s)
Ethnicity white (mostly Spanish origin) 80.5%, black 8%, Amerindian 0.2%, Asian 0.3%, mixed and other 16.4%
Religion Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
Language Spanish, English
Literacy 94%
Government Commonwealth
Capital San Juan
Leader President Donald J. TRUMP (since January 20, 2017), Vice President Michael R. PENCE (since January 20, 2017), Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla (since January 2, 2013)
Currency US Dollar
Independence Day None (territory of US)
National Holiday US Independence Day, (July 4, 1776); Puerto Rico Constitution Day, (July 25, 1952)
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