Flag of Puerto Rico and es-PR

Locale Code: es-PR

The locale code represents Spanish language in Puerto Rico.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive es-PR locale data for Puerto Rico
Country NamePuerto Rico
Country Name (Local)Puerto Rico
Country Flag🇵🇷
Country Area8870 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PR
Language NameSpanish
Language Name (Local)Español
Language Code (ISO 639-1)es
ContinentCentral America
Capital NameSan Juan
Capital Latitude18.46633
Capital Longitude-66.10572
Postal Code Format#####-####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{9})$


The currency used for the locale code es-PR is US Dollar.

Currency information for Puerto Rico and es-PR locale
Currency NameUS Dollar
Currency Name (Local)United States dollar
Currency CodeUSD
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric840
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


Puerto Rico has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-04:00.



Puerto Rico is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'es-PR' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, es_PR is a locale code for Spanish language in Puerto Rico. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.