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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
A panoramic view of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico from atop Fort San Felipe del Morro. Image: Ksaraf

About San Juan

San Juan Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing San Juan, the most populous municipality and capital city of Puerto Rico. It is the island's manufacturing, financial, cultural, and tourism center.

The city was founded by Spanish colonists in 1521, it is the second oldest European-established city in the Americas, after Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.

San Juan is situated in the north-eastern part of the island at San Juan Bay on the Atlantic coast, it is named after San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist). The city is one of Puerto Rico's most important seaports, it has a population of about 440,000 inhabitants, 2.5 million live in its metropolitan area. It is the second most populous city in the Caribbean, only surpassed by Santo Domingo. Official languages are Spanish (Puerto Rican Spanish) and English.

The city's main tourist attractions are Old San Juan, offering colonial buildings and narrow streets, the city's ancient defensive wall and forts, most notably El Morro and Castle of San Cristóbal. Ocean Park, with its small Bed & Breakfast Inns, cafes and pubs. Isla Verde and Condado, the tree-lined oceanfront with a pedestrian-oriented community in Santurce east of the historic colonial district.

The map shows San Juan with expressways and main roads, and the location of Isla Grande Airport, official Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (IATA Code: SIG) and Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (IATA Code: SJU), Puerto Rico's main airport situated west of the city.

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Local Time San Juan:
Thursday-November-26  11:57  
UTC/GMT -4 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
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City Coordinates: 18°27′00″N 66°04′00″W  
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Other Cities (Islands) in the Caribbean:
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe), Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis), Bridgetown (Barbados), Castries (Saint Lucia), Charlotte Amalie (US Virgin Islands), Fort-de-France (Martinique), Hamilton (Bermuda), Havana (Cuba), Kingston (Jamaica), Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Nassau (Bahamas), Oranjestad (Aruba), Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Port-of-Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Roseau (Dominica), Saint George's (Grenada), Saint John's (Antigua and Barbuda), Saint Martin (Sint Maarten), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), The Valley (Anguilla), Willemstad (Curaçao)

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