Map of us and puerto rico. The chief of state is the president of the united states of america. Puerto rico is a territory of the united states located between the caribbean sea and the atlantic ocean east of the dominican republic. Puerto rico officially the commonwealth of puerto rico is an unincorporated territory of the united states of america. With its name which translates to spanish as rich port puerto rico has a population of 3674209 2013 est.
Puerto rico consists of the main island of puerto rico along with over 140 smaller islands. Additionally starting 31 august 2015 the new operating hours for. Other tribes such as the saladoid and arawak native puerto ricans populated the island between 430 bc and 1000 ad. Map of puerto rico and travel information about puerto rico brought to you by lonely planet.
To be more precise puerto rico is located between the caribbean sea and the north atlantic ocean east of the dominican republic and west of the virgin islands. Puerto rico is located in the caribbean sea about 1000 mi east southeast of miami florida. Ports are color coded by size. Click on the port icons for a thumbnail view of the port.
Puerto rico is east of the dominican republic and west of the virgin islands. Puerto rico and nearly 200 countries are illustrated on our blue ocean. Puerto rico is a self governing commonwealth in association with the united states. The history of puerto rico began with the settlement of the archipelago of puerto rico by the ortoiroid people between 3000 and 2000 bc.
Public participation form cofina puerto rico police department reform case documents. The ports and harbors located in puerto rico are shown on the map below.