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US Territory Facts
Full Name - Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Became US Territory - December 10, 1898, ceded to the US from Spain
Population 2012 - 3.667 Million (2012)
Land Area - 3,515 sq mi
Capital - San Juan
Nicknames - Borinquen "Land of the Valiant Lord"
Motto - "Joannes Est Nomen Eius" (Latin) "Juan es su nombre" (Spanish) - "John is
Anthem - La Borinqueña
Flower: Puerto Rican Hibiscus
Tree: Ceiba (also called the silk-cotton tree)
Bird: Puerto Rican Spindalis - Reina Mora
Animal: Coqui - a tiny frog
Agriculture: Sugar, dairy production and livestock.
Industry: Pharmaceutical, electronics, textiles, petrochemicals, processed foods,
clothing and textiles.
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