What is the Latitude and Longitude on Puerto Rico?
Latitude of Puerto Rico is:18.25 and Longitude of Puerto Rico is: -66.5
Puerto Rico is an archipelago of islands located in northeastern Caribbean waters. It is an unincorporated territory of the United States. This archipelago is made up of the main island, Puerto Rico and number of smaller islands. United States took the reins of this island from Spain way back in 1898.
Puerto Rico is located at the geographical coordinates of 18.25 North and 66.5 West. It is spread to a total area of 9104 square kilometres. The population of 3,725,789 makes it the world's 21st most densely populated country in the world. San Juan is the capital and the largest city of Puerto Rico. The neighbouring islands of Puerto Rico include United States Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and the Dominican republic.
Vieques, Culebra, and Mona are some of the bigger islands of Puerto Rico. Mountains characterize the geography of these islands. La Cordillera Central is the highest mountain range which has the most elevated peak of Puerto Rico, Cerro de Punta, at a height of 4393 feet. Cordillera Central is the starting point of most of the island's rivers and lakes.
Agriculture was the backbone of the country's economy in the early 20th century. Today industries of petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and technology are taking the country forward and generating huge revenues. The beautiful and well-preserved landscapes around the country ensure that the tourists have always something to look forward to in this beautifully exotic country.
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