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Puerto Rico

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 18.200178, -66.664513.

Puerto Rico is an unincorporated U.S. territory located in the northeastern part of the Caribbean Sea, to the east of the Dominican Republic. The full name of the country is the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its total area is roughly estimated to be about 3,500 square miles. The islands are part of a very large archipelago known as the Greater Antilles, which also includes the islands of Jamaica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and so on. This archipelago forms the northern and northeastern borders of the Caribbean Sea, one of the largest seas on the planet located in the southwestern corner of the North Atlantic Ocean. Puerto Rico can be found about 1,000 miles southeast of the city of Miami, about 1,100 miles southeast of Havana, about 375 miles east of Port-au-Prince, and about 535 miles north of Caracas.

The archipelago of Puerto Rico includes the main island and also a few smaller ones like the island of Vieques, the island of Culebra, and others. The city of San Juan is the capital and the largest city in the country. Other important cities include Arecibo, Mayagüez, Ponce, Utuado, Saint Sebastian, Bayamon, Carolina, Caguas, etc. The country enjoys a long coastline and has plenty of wonderful beaches, hotels, and resorts located there. Puerto Rico is the island where pretty many medium and small natural preserves are located like El Yunque National Forest, Bosque Carite National Forest, Humacao Nature Preserve Reserva, Rio Abajo State Forest, Park Bosque Estatal De Guajataca, Maricao State Forest, Guanica State Forest, Estatal Toro Negro, and some others.

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Puerto Rico Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Puerto Rico is 18.200178, and the longitude is -66.664513. Puerto Rico is located at Puerto Rico country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 18° 12' 0.6408'' N and 66° 39' 52.2468'' W.

Puerto Rico Geographic Information
CountryPuerto Rico
DMS Lat18° 12' 0.6408'' N
DMS Long66° 39' 52.2468'' W
UTM Easting747,015.74
UTM Northing2,013,905.75
Country CodePR
Zoom Level7

Coordinates of Puerto Rico is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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Jim Green 2020-07-25 02:30:20

Puerto Rico is a possession of the USA, not a separate country. The part you got right is that it is the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Nestor Paonessa 2017-09-14 23:57:06

Puerto Rico is a non-incorporated territory of the United States of America, controlled by the US Congress. All the rest of the information is right.