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Location:
Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic. (about 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida).
 
Geographic Coordinates:
Latitude: 18 15 N Longitude: 66 30 W 

Total Area: 9,104 sq km (3,508 sq mi)
The maximum length from east to west (from Punta Puerca to Punta Higuero) of 180 km (110 mi) and with a maximum width from north to south (from Isabella to Punta Colón) of 65 km (40 mi). 

Interesting Fact:
70.8% of the world's surface is water, 29.2% is land. 

Land Area:
8,959 sq km Comparative area: approximately three times the size of Rhode Island.

Water Area:145 sq km 
 
Map References: Central America and the Caribbean.

Limits:
To the west by Haití and the Dominican Republic (La Hispañola), separated by the Mona Passage ("Mona Canal"), to the east by the Virgin Islands, to the north by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Caribbean Sea. 

Time Zone:
Atlantic Standard (AST), which is one hour later (+1) than Eastern Standard Time (EST) and four hours earlier (-4) than Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Puerto Rico does not observe Daylight Savings Time.

Sunrise/Sunset
Average: 6:54 am to 6:21 pm

Because of the latitude of Puerto Rico the sun is high overhead all year, there are no great variations from day to day between the times of sunrise and sunset.

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