Puerto Rico

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    Puerto Rico language

    The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States, whose capital is San Juan. It has a population of 3 million inhabitants (136º) and an area of ​​9,104 km 2. Its human development index is very high (40º) and its official currency is the US dollar. But what language is spoken in Puerto Rico? What language do they speak in Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico has two official languages: Spanish (as a first language) and English (as a second language). The entire judicial system is in Spanish. However, all official business of the United States District Court for…

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  • Traditions and customs of Puerto Rico

    What traditions and customs are there in Puerto Rico? From the Puerto Rican island, the customs and traditions of Puerto Rico. Gastronomy Food in daily life Food preferences were determined by the island’s cultural diversity and predominantly rural lifestyle. Taíno and African influences are seen in the use of tropical fruits and vegetables, seafood, condiments, and legumes and cereals (the ubiquitous rice and beans). The Spanish brought culinary techniques and wheat products and introduced pigs and cattle. The tropical climate required the importation of canned food; dried cod was for a long time one of the mainstays of the diet.…

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