The island of Puerto Rico is 100 miles long and just 43 miles from north to south. The topography concentrates the population of 3.8 million in a few, very dense urban centers, where the car ownership is the sixth highest in the world. While Puerto Rico has grown and advanced over the years, old customs still remains as farming techniques in the mountainous areas have not changed in over 500 years. Puerto Rico faces the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean on the south.
The varied landscape of Puerto Rico consists of three different kinds of weather: a tropical climate on the beaches of the north coast, large amounts of rainfall in the lush forests of the mountainous center of the island, and a dry, arid heat along the southern coast.
Puerto Rico is filled with palm-lined white-sand beaches, coral reefs and many rivers and streams of all sizes. The island has no natural lake, but has a