Puerto Rico

Officially known as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico), it is considered an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Puerto Rico is only 100 miles long and 35 miles wide, which makes it the smallest island in the Greater Antilles.

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The island of Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean Sea.

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Puerto Rico's national tree is the ceiba, also called silk-cotton tree or kapok tree.

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The national flower of Puerto Rico is the flor de maga, a native hibiscus that grows on a tree and depends on bats and birds to disperse its seeds.
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