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Climate of Puerto Rico

Located in the tropics, Puerto Rico has an average temperature of 82.4 °F (28 °C) throughout the year.

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Overview of Puerto Rico

Officially name: The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Capital: San Juan

Largest city: San Juan

Official language: Spanish and English

Government: Republic, three-branch government

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Geography of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico consists of the main island of Puerto Rico and various smaller islands, including Vieques, Culebra, Mona, Desecheo, and Caja de Muertos. Of these last five, only Culebra and Vieques are inhabited year-round. Mona is uninhabited most of the year except for employees of the Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources. There are also many other even smaller islands including Monito and "La Isleta de San Juan" which includes Old San Juan and Puerta de Tierra and is connected to the main island by bridges.