Puerto Rico

środa, 12 czerwca 2013

Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

Did you know that:
1. The world's largest single-dish radio telescope is located in Puerto Rico.
2. Puerto Rico is roughly the size of Connecticut.
3. El Yunque is the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System.
4. Puerto Rico was "discovered" by Christopher Columbus (but he thought it’s a part of Spain).
5. Puerto Rico's unofficial mascot is a tiny tree frog found only on the island.
6. More than 70% of the rum sold in the U.S. comes from Puerto Rico.
7. San Juan is the second largest cruise port in the western hemisphere.
8. Two of the oldest churches in the Americas lie in Old San Juan.
9. Puerto Rico has its own "Galapagos Island".
10. Puerto Rico has over 270 miles of beaches.

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