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Summary Population and Housing Characteristics

Table 13.     Land Area and Population Density: 1990

Puerto Rico
Municipio
Municipio Subdivision
Place
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?

Contrary to popular belief the Puerto Rican flag is not based on the American Flag, but the Cuban flag. Puerto Rico adopted the same flag design, which was unveiled in 1895. In 1952, the blue field was changed from a light blue to a darker blue, like the American flag.