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What was the first language of Puerto Rico?

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Answered 2010-05-12 12:00:13

Tanio by the Native Americans and then Spanish.

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What is Puerto Rico national language?

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Does Puerto Rico speak Spanish?

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The language of Puerto Rico is mainly Spanish, although people can understand English.

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no because Puerto Rico is "part" of the US... which means that English is your secondary language.

What was Puerto Rico called before it was called Puerto Rico?

First Boriken, then San Juan Bautista and last Puerto Rico

How many spanish speaking people live in Puerto Rico?

All of them? It's the first language.

What is Puerto Rico's language?

The officials languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English.

Who was first president or leader of Puerto Rico?

The first US President of Puerto Rico was William McKinley.

How do you say good afternoon in Puerto Rico?

Good afternoon in Puerto Rico (ie in the Spanish language) is: Buenas tardes.

Does Puerto Rico get hurricanes?

Yes, Puerto Rico gets hurricanes. Most of the ones that hit Florida hit Puerto Rico first.

What are the two principal languages of Puerto Rico?

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Why do people from Puerto Rico speck spanish?

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What is the first name they callled Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico was first called Boriken by the indigenous people Tainos

What is Puerto Rico's government's name?

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How do you say I love you in Puerto Rico?

Te amo. P.S. Puerto Rico is an island not a language ;), in Puerto Rico people speak spanish and english so you could say it in english and there will be no problem!

What is the main language in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking country but it also holds English as one of its recognized languages.

How do you say grandma in Puerto Rico?

Grandma is grandma no matter where you are, but in spanish (language that people speak in Puerto Rico) it's "abuela".

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When was the first school built in Puerto Rico?

January 14, 1508 the first school in Puerto Rico was established in Caparra.

Is Puerto Rico apart of USA?

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