Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico (Spanish for '"Rich Port"', abbreviated PR) is a territory of the United States in the Caribbean.

Originally a Spanish colony, it was acquired by the United States during the Spanish-American War. By then, it had a distinctive Hispanic culture and language that combined Amerindian, African, and European elements

Puerto Ricans have been citizens of the United States since 1917, and can move freely between the island and the mainland. According to the 2010 Census, the number of Puerto Ricans living in the United States outside of Puerto Rico far exceeds those living in Puerto Rico.

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