Isleta de San Juan

The Isleta de San Juan is a 3-square-mile (7.8 km2) island off the coast of Puerto Rico on the San Juan Bay, connected to the mainland by bridges and a causeway. It is the site of Old San Juan, the historic quadrant of the territory's capital, San Juan. Its eastern part constitutes the neighborhood of Puerta de Tierra, location of many of Puerto Rico's government buildings.

Isleta de San Juan
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Aerial view of Isleta de San Juan in Old San Juan
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Isleta de San Juan is located in Puerto Rico
Isleta de San Juan
Isleta de San Juan
Isleta de San Juan is located in Lesser Antilles
Isleta de San Juan
Isleta de San Juan
Isleta de San Juan is located in Caribbean
Isleta de San Juan
Isleta de San Juan
Geography
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates18°28′0.43″N 66°6′26.47″W / 18.4667861°N 66.1073528°W / 18.4667861; -66.1073528Coordinates: 18°28′0.43″N 66°6′26.47″W / 18.4667861°N 66.1073528°W / 18.4667861; -66.1073528
ArchipelagoPuerto Rico Archipielago, Greater Antilles
Area7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
TerritoryPuerto Rico
Demographics
Population~7000 (2010)
Additional information
Time zone

Its population in 2010 was about 7000.[1] Traffic into the island is normally closed during the San Sebastián Street Festival.[2][3]

The historic Normandie Hotel is located in the Isleta de San Juan.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Charming Colonial Streets of San Juan to Go Car Free". TreeHugger. Archived from the original on 2019-04-04. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  2. ^ "Cierran el acceso vehicular al Viejo San Juan para la SanSe". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). 20 January 2019. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  3. ^ Ríos, Melissa Cruz (1 December 2019). "Para subir y bajar el Viejo San Juan". El Vocero de Puerto Rico (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form" (PDF). agencias pr gov. Puerto Rico. Retrieved 25 December 2019.