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State of Puerto Rico (English)
Estado de Puerto Rico (Spanish)

State of the United States
Timeline: Russian America

OTL equivalent: Puerto Rico
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Flag Coat of Arms
Location of Puerto Rico (Russian America)
Capital San Juan
Other cities Bayamón, Carolina, Ponce
Language English and Spanish
Demonym Puerto Rican
Established December 10, 1898
Admission August 21, 1959
Abbreviations US-PR

The State of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Estado de Puerto Rico), colloquially known as Puerto Rico, is one of the 45 states which makes up the United States of America. Located within the Caribbean, the state has a maritime border with Haiti to the east, and the West Indies and U.S. Virgin Islands to the west.

Puerto Rico, along with Cuba, was a Spanish colony from 1580-1898 known as the Captaincy General of Puerto Rico before being annexed by the United States in late-1898 following the Spanish-American War.