Culebra, Puerto Rico
|Culebra, Puerto Rico|
|Nickname(s): La Isla Chiquita (Little Island), Última Virgen (Last Virgin)|
|Founded||October 27, 1880|
|• Mayor||Abraham Peña Nieves (Partido Nuevo Progresista)|
|• Senatorial dist.||8 - Carolina|
|• Representative dist.||36|
|• Total||11.6 sq mi (30.1 km2)|
|• Land||11 sq mi (28 km2)|
|• Density||161/sq mi (62.1/km2)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
Anthem – "Culebra Isla preciosa"
Isla Culebra (IPA: [ku ˈle brə]) (Snake Island) is an island-municipality of Puerto Rico originally called Isla Pasaje and Isla de San Ildefonso. It is located about seventeen miles east of the Puerto Rican mainland, twelve miles west of St. Thomas and nine miles north of Vieques. Culebra is spread over 5 wards and Culebra (Dewey) Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). The island is also known as Isla Chiquita (Little Island) and Ultima Virgen (Last Virgin). Residents of the island are known as Culebrenses.