puerto rico

by: stone Jeffries hr 8

facts

they speak english and spanish

population- 3,978,702

the capital is San Juan

island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic.

they use the USD (united states dollars)

                                                       FAMOUS  PLACES TO GO

castillo de san felipe del morro, is a wall that protected san juan and there are still cannons facing the ocean and you can see how the millatary guys worked and lived. it was made during world war 2.

el yunque, is a big waterfall and there are hiking trails you go on.

camuy caves- you can take tours though caves and go mud-sliding, body rafting and free jumping through this subterranean world

Climate and Geography

Puerto Rico is rectangular in shape and is approximately 100 miles long and 35 miles wide. It is very mountainous, but also has rain forests, beaches, deserts, caves, oceans and rivers. its climate is sunny most of the time with an average temperature of 80 degrees.

famous foods and drinks

carne guisada (stewed beef)

arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas)

pasteles (Green Banana Mass with Pork Filling, similar to a Mexican Tamale)

Pastelón (Sweet Plantain & Beef Lasagna)

Alcapurria (Fried Green Banana and Beef Patty)

drinks- rum, coffee and beer

Local Expressions

Ahora- Right now

A Fuego- really cool, when something is off the hook

Gufair- to goof around

Neighboring countries

US virgin islands are to the east

Haiti and the Dominican republic are to the west

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