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Puerto Rico (GPS: 18 15 N, 66 30 W) is located in the Caribbean, an island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic. The country’s area measurements are total: 13,791 sq km; land: 8,870 sq km, water: 4,921 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island. The total irrigated land is 220 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Puerto Rico: Important location along the Mona Passage – a key shipping lane to the Panama Canal. San Juan is one of the biggest and best natural harbors in the Caribbean. Many small rivers and high central mountains ensure land is well watered. South coast relatively dry. Fertile coastal plain belt in the north.