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Summary Population and Housing Characteristics

Table 13.     Land Area and Population Density: 1990

Puerto Rico
Municipio Subdivision
All persons Land Area Persons per-
Square kilometer Square miles Square kilometer Square mile
Puerto Rico 3,522,037 8,874.6 3,426.5 396.9 1,027.9

Did You Know?

The term "china" originated from a brand of oranges that came to Puerto Rico in the 19th century, advertised as names "Naranjas de la China/Oranges from China" China in PR is the color orange and the fruit. naranja, which is used for oranges in most Spanish speaking countries, only refers to the bitter orange in Puerto Rico.