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Capital: San Juan
Climate: The climate is as close to perfect - averaging 83°F (22.7°C) in winter and 85°F (29.4°C) in summer. The trade winds cool the coastal towns and the temperature goes down as you go up into the higher mountains.
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Coordinates: 18 15 N, 66 30 W.
Currency: Currency is the U.S. dollar. Need exchange rates? Try our currency converter.
Electricity: 120 volt/60 cycle, the same as in North America.
Official Language: Spanish and English are the official languages.
Political Status: Commonwealth of the United States.
Population: 3,839,810 (est 2001.)
Time: Atlantic Time Zone, but does not observe Daylight Savings Time.