Vieques, Puerto Rico

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Vieques, Puerto Rico
Vieques from the air, looking west
Vieques from the air, looking west
Flag of Vieques, Puerto Rico
Coat of arms of Vieques, Puerto Rico
Isla Nena (Baby Girl Island)
Location within Puerto Rico
Location within Puerto Rico
Coordinates: Coordinates: 18°07′N 65°25′W / 18.117°N 65.417°W / 18.117; -65.417
CountryUnited States
TerritoryPuerto Rico
 • MayorDamaso Serrano López
 • Total134.42 sq mi (348.15 km2)
 • Land52 sq mi (135 km2)
 • Water82.30 sq mi (213.15 km2)
 • Total9,351
 • Density175/sq mi (67.5/km2)
 • Demonym
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

Vieques (English pronunciation: vee-AY-kayz or -kez), in full Isla de Vieques, is an island-municipality of Puerto Rico in the northeastern Caribbean. Like mainland Puerto Rico the island is US territory, though it retains strong Spanish influences from 400 years of Spanish ownership.

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