Where is Puerto Rico on the Map?

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated territory of the United States. It is located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea, It lies approximately 40 miles (65 km) west of the Virgin Islands, 50 miles (80 km) east of the Dominican Republic and 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of the U.S. state of Florida.

Location Map of Puerto Rico

Where is Puerto Rico Located Map showing location of Puerto Rico in northeastern Caribbean Sea.

Where is Puerto Rico Located?

Puerto Rico, officially Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, It is located on the continent of North America, in between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands. The capital and largest city is San Juan. Puerto Rico covers an area of 3,515 sq mi (9,104 km2), with popuation of 3,285,874 as of 2020 U.S. census.

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  • Puerto Rico - Facts

    ContinentNorth America
    Sovereign stateUnited States
    Before annexationCaptaincy General of Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico Coordinates18.2208° N, 66.5901° W
    LocationNortheastern Caribbean Sea
    Cession from Spain11 April 1899
    Current constitution25 July 1952
    Capital and largest citySan Juan
    Official languagesSpanish, English
    Total Area 9,104 km2 (3,515 sq mi)
    • Water (%)1.6
    Population (2020 census)3,285,874
    • Density350.8/km2 (908.6/sq mi) (39th)
    CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
    Time zoneUTC-04:00 (AST)
    Ethnic groups (2010)75.8% White, 12.4% Black, 3.3% Two or more races
    .0.5% American Indian & Alaskan Native,0.2% Asian
    0.1% Pacific Islander, 7.8% Other
    Demonym(s)Puerto Rican
    GovernmentDevolved presidential constitutional dependency
    Highest elevation4,390 ft (1,340 m)
    Driving sideright
    Calling code1 (787), +1 (939)
    USPS abbreviationPR
    ISO 3166 codePR, US-PR
    GDP (PPP) (2021 estimate)$112.273 billion[6] (88th)
    Gini (2011)53.1 high
    HDI (2015)0.845 very high - Rank 40th
    AirportLuis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Carolina,
    Mercedita Airport in Ponce,
    and the Rafael Hernández Airport in Aguadilla
    Puerto Rico PortsSan Juan Port , Port of the Americas in Ponce
    RoadFreeways, Expressways, and Highways
    Internet TLD.pr
    Websitehttps://www.usa.gov/state-government/puerto-rico

    Puerto Rico Where to Visit

    Castillo San Felipe del MorroCatedral Basilica Menor de San JuanArecibo ObservatoryBlack Sand Beach
    El Yunque National ForestMuseo de Arte de Puerto RicoCueva del Indio CaveMar Chiquita Beach
    Flamenco BeachEl YunqueIsla PalominosFaro Los Morrillos
    Castillo de San CristóbalCrash Boat BeachCasa BACARDÍ Puerto RicoCascada Gozalandia
    Sitio Histórico de San JuanCayo IcacosPlaya SuciaBalneario del Escambrón
    Bahía BioluminiscenteCueva VentanaParque de BombasPlaya Jobos
    Last Updated: June 15, 2021