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🇵🇷- flag for Puerto Rico emoji

flag for Puerto Rico emoji or Puerto Rican flag emoji [flag fer pwer-toh ree-koh ih-moh-jee]

What does the 🇵🇷 mean?

¡Wepa! This proud papi 🇵🇷 is the flag for Puerto Rico emoji. It's used for everything relating to the island of Puerto Rico, from its popular music to solidarity among the Puerto Rican people.

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Examples of 🇵🇷- flag for Puerto Rico emoji
[Aubrey] Plaza posted a link on Twitter to a Genorosity by Indiegogo fund that has already raised nearly $500,000 for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico. "🇵🇷❤🇵🇷," she tweeted.
Marcus Jones, BuzzFeed, September, 2017
ICYMI: Francisco Lindor lit up his home island of Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 with a 2-run blast to lead the @indians to victory. ¡Wepa! #PuertoRicoSeries 📸 [...]
@lavidabaseball, April, 2018
For every gift we gave our kids for Christmas, we gave a gift to a child in Puerto Rico. If you’re able, I hope you will consider doing the same, thank you & a massive thanks to my friend @Lin_Manuel for all he’s doing & inspiring others to do for 🇵🇷 [...]
@ChelseaClinton, December, 2017
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Where does 🇵🇷- flag for Puerto Rico emoji come from?
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The flag for Puerto Rico emoji can caption pictures of vacations to Puerto Rico, reference the country’s popular reggaeton music (including the hit 2017 single “Despacito”), and Puerto Rican history, heritage, and pride, especially when incorporated into someone’s social-media user name.

The flag for Puerto Rico emoji became very prominent on social media in September, 2017, after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island. The natural disaster caused long, island-wide blackouts and supply shortages, which many think was exacerbated by an inadequate response from the Trump administration. Many people on social media used the emoji to express solidarity with the Puerto Rican people and raise money for their relief.

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