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Puerto Rico rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Puerto Rico. Common rental types found in Puerto Rico are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Cities in Puerto Rico where housing rentals are found are Anguilla, Antigua Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands,Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, La Desirade, Les Saintes, Puerto Rico, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint Barts, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent Grenadines, Sint Eustatius, Trinidad Tobago, US Virgin Islands, Venezuelan Archipelago. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Puerto Rico.

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      Puerto Rico Information
Puerto Rico formally is known as the Commonwealth of Puerto. It is situated in north east of Caribbean Sea. To the east it has Dominican Republic and to the west it has Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico is cluster of islands. Few of the biggest islands are Vieques, Culebra, and Mona. The climate of Puerto Rico is tropical. Tainos were the initial settlers on the island of Puerto Rico. The Spanish drove away the original people of Tainos owing to European contagious ailments. Puerto Rico was in Spain's influence for nearly 400 years. France, the Netherlands, and England have attempted to occupy the Puerto Rico's Island. In 1898 the Spanish-American War led the island of Puerto Rico to U.S. In the year 1947 elections for first governor were held in Puerto Rico. Spanish and English are the official languages in Puerto Rico.

      Puerto Rico Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The culture of Puerto Rico is known for its exclusive history. The culture is influenced by African, Taino, Spanish and North American. In Puerto Rico the Spanish language is inherited from Spanish, the Catholic religion and the enormous greater part of their civilization and ethical principles and customs. The English language, the university system and the implementation of various holidays was innate from United States. Music is also an aspect in culture of Puerto Rico. The music is mainly inspired by African and Spanish along with Caribbean and North America. The national sport of Puerto Rico is Baseball. Boxing and basketball are well liked sports in this island. Cockfighting and pure-bred horse racing were also eminent in Puerto Rico. A Festival of St. John the Baptist on June 24 in San Jua, it highlights at midnight when the crowd walk backwards into the sea. It is done for getting good luck. A pre-Lenten celebration facing horn-masked celebrant dances and parades are held, and the town of Hatillo clings to the event of the Masks held annually on December 28.

      Puerto Rico Demographics
Puerto Rico Total Population - 3,725,789
Puerto Rico Male Population - 1,912,875
Puerto Rico Female Population - 2,076,258
Puerto Rico White(mostly Spanish origin) Population - 2,839,051
Puerto Rico BlackPopulation - 257,079
Puerto Rico Asian Population - 11,177
Puerto Rico Amerindian Population - 7,451
Puerto Rico Mixed Population - 163,934
Puerto Rico Others Population - 447,094

      Puerto Rico Education
The Education system in the Island of Puerto Rico is directed by the regime of Puerto Rico. It is classified into three levels. They are Primary, Secondary and Higher levels. The primary level of learning includes elementary school grades from 1 to 6. The secondary level of learning includes the intermediate and high school grades from 7 to 12. The Higher level of learning includes the undergraduate and graduate studies. The education in Puerto Rico is obligatory for the children from the ages 5 to 18 years. Education till secondary level is free of charge in Puerto Rico. The biggest and earliest university is the public University of Puerto Rico (UPR). It has 11 campuses in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico has nearly 50 organizations of higher education.

Puerto Rico Symbols

Image of Puerto Rico flag

Image of Puerto Rico flower

Image of Puerto Rico animal
Puerto Rico Flag
Puerto Rico Flower
Puerto Rican Hibiscus
Puerto Rico Animal
Coqui frog

Image of Puerto Rico anthem

Image of Puerto Rico motto

Image of Puerto Rico bird
Puerto Rico Anthem
La Borinquena
Puerto Rico Motto
Joannes Est Nomen Eius
Puerto Rico Bird
Puerto Rican Woodpecker

Image of Puerto Rico tree
Puerto Rico Tree
Kapok tree

      Puerto Rico History
The past of Puerto Rico commenced with the archipelagoes of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people in around 3000 and 2000 BC. In 430 BC and 1000 AD other groups like the Saladoid and Arawak Indians occupied the island. In 1493 the culture of Tainos was followed till 16th century. Then Spanish rule came to Puerto Rico. Being the tiniest of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico was considered as a channel between Europe to Cuba, Mexico, Central America, and the northern territories of South America. Till the end of the battle of Spanish and American, Puerto Rico was in Spanish control. Then the island of Puerto Rico was occupied and controlled by United States in 1898. Then the struggle to obtain the rights from United States started. A civil regime was initiated in 1900 in Puerto Rica known as the Foraker Act of 1900. Later the Jones Act of 1917 to make the residents of Puerto Rico as U.S. citizens was suggested. In 1952 this resulted in the founding the Constitution and the democratic elections. Even then the island is powered by the United States.

      Puerto Rico Tourism
Puerto Rica's tourism industry was a money income industry fir a long time. This island was host to varied natural wonders, cultural and historical buildings, performances and sporting events, the island attracts a wide variation of tourists. Puerto Rica has family friendly, attractions. Rico is the beloved destination on the Caribbean simply because it is the most diverse island with a variety of attractions and tourism spots in every corner of the island. Puerto Rica's tourists spend some time in the sun have a wealth of beaches to select from in Puerto Rico. There are attractions and places to visit for each type of traveler in Puerto Rica. It has so many places to see, so many attractions and beautiful beaches.

      Puerto Rico Transportation
The roads of Puerto Rico mostly comprises of freeways, expressways, and highways. The transport system is administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The island's metropolitan area has a public bus transfer system and also a metro system called Tren Urbano. Seaborne ferries and Carros Publicos are also common means of transport in the island of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico has around 30 airports. The main airport is Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and has of two runways and three courtyards. The Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in Carolina, Mercedita Airport in Ponce, and the Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla are only three International Airports of Puerto Rico. The island has 9 ports. The biggest port of island is San Juan Port. This port is very crucial in terms of trade. The island consists of only one industrial railroad in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

      Puerto Rico Taxes
Puerto Rico Country Corporate Tax - 40.95%
Puerto Rico Country Income Tax - 34.65%
Puerto Rico Country VAT Tax - 7%
Puerto Rico Country Real property tax - 8 to 10%
Puerto Rico Country Capital gains Tax Rate - 10%

      Puerto Rico Universities
University of Puerto Rico (UPR), San Juan, Puerto Rico 61,565 - Students
American University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 2,934 - Students
University of Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico 14,000 - Students
Bayamon Central University or Universidad Central de Bayamon (UCB), Bayamon, Puerto Rico 2,133 - Students
Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico, USA 475 - Students
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law, Ponce, Puerto Rico 584 - Students
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 2,000 - Students
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine (SJBSOM), Caguas, Puerto Rico, USA 240 - Students
University of Phoenix (UPX, UOPX), Phoenix, Arizona, USA 490,000 - Students
Sacred Heart University, Santurce, Puerto Rico, United States 16,000 - Students

      Puerto Rico Religions
Puerto Rico Roman Catholic Population is 85%
Puerto Rico Protestant and other Population is 15%

      Puerto Rico Government
The regime of Puerto Rico is republic. The island is presently controlled by United States Congress. The President of the United States is the head of Puerto Rico. The regime has executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Governor rules the executive branch. The legislative branch includes a bicameral Legislative Assembly with a Senate upper chamber and a House of council lower chamber. The president directs the Senate and the Speaker of the House directs the House of Representatives. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court leads the judicial branch. Elections generally take place in a period of four years. The legal system is a blend of the civil and the common law systems. The governor has the authority to choose the Members of the judicial branch. The island of Puerto Rico is not an autonomous nation.

      Puerto Rico Geography
Puerto Rico is a cluster of islands where Puerto Rico is the main island. The other small islands are Vieques, Culebra, Mona, Desecheo, and Caja de Muertos. The total area of the region is around 13,790 square kilometers or 5,320 sq mi. The total land area is 8,870 km2 or 3,420 sq mi and the total water area is 4,921 km2 or 1,900 sq mi. In the Greater Antilles Puerto Rico is to be considered as the smallest one dimensionally. La Cordillera Central also known as the Central range is chief mountain of Puerto Rico. The peak points of Puerto Rica are El Yunque, Sierra de Luquillo at the El Yunque National Forest. There are about 17 manmade lakes and nearly 50 countries. The rocks at Sierra Bermeja in the southwest of the island are nearly 190 million years old. The climate is around 82.4 F or 28 C.

      Puerto Rico Economy
Puerto Rico's economy is unique in the Caribbean area. The majority of people's living depends on agriculture. United states have endowed a greater part in Puerto Rico. Another vital source for economy is tourism. Pharmaceutical, electronics, and apparel industries, food processing, oil refining, and the manufacture of machinery and chemicals were prominent. Sugarcane was the main crop of the island. Other crops were Coffee, pineapple, plantains, and bananas. United States is the most important trading associate. Main exports of the island are pharmaceuticals, electronics, apparel, canned tuna, rum, beverage concentrates, and medical equipment. Imports are chemicals, machinery and equipment, clothing, food, fish, and petroleum products. The economy is very different and strong in Puerto Rico. User Puerto Rico Comments

11/13/2011 Jerel SmithWrite Comment
Renting this home
I am looking to move to Puerto Rico permanently a d this is one of the properties that I am very interested in. If available please let me know what is needed, but if not, I am looking for one bedroom apts. or homes.
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