What are three islands in Puerto Rico?
There are four major Islands that make up Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is the name of the main island. Culebra and Vieques are just off the eastern shore, and Isla Mona (uninhibited) is just to the west of the main island. There are over 140 islands that make up the territory of Puerto Rico.
The two islands closest to Puerto Rico to the east are Vieques and Culebra. Both are part of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and thus sovereign territory of the United States. The British Virgin Islands and the US Virgin Islands can also be described as "islands east of Puerto Rico" but they are further away.
No. Puerto Rico is the smallest island of the Greater Antilles. It could be argued that the Puerto Rican islands of Culebra and Vieques begin the chain of the Lesser Antilles, but it is generally accepted that St. Thomas (east of Puerto Rico and its eastern islands) is the closest of the Lesser Antilles islands to Puerto Rico and its outlying islands.
No. Puerto Rico is a single island with several smaller islands nearby. An archipelago is a large group of islands like the Philippines, the Bahamas, or Japan. To clarify, Puerto Rico itself is not an archipelago, but it is part of the archipelago of the Greater Antilles made up of the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), Puerto Rico, and Jamaica.
Puerto Rico has 78 cities, and according to the Puerto Rican Departamento de Obras Públicas, Puerto Rico is 112 miles by 40 miles wide, and this is just the Big Island, yet, Puerto Rico has other islands that are pretty big in size, and are considered the Spanish Virgin Islands of the Caribbean, these are Vieques and Culebra Islands. Also Puerto Rico has Mona Island and Desecheo Island, which are considered the Galapagos Islands of…
Cuba, the Dominican Republic ['la RepÃºblica Domnicana'], and Puerto Rico ['Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico'] are three Caribbean islands on which Spanish is spoken. Spanish also is the main language in their capital cities. The Cuban capital is Havana, the Dominican Republic's capital is Santo Domingo, and the Puerto Rican capital is San Juan.
Do children need a birth certificate to enter or leave Puerto Rico with their parents from vacation in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico is the easternmost of the larger islands known as the Greater Antilles : Jamaica, Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico has the North Atlantic Ocean to its north, the Virgin Islands to its east, the Caribbean Sea to its south, and the Dominican Republic (on Hispaniola) to its west. The closest point of Puerto Rico to Hispaniola is Isla Mona, and the uninhabited Isla Desecheo, in the Mona Passage.