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Monito Island, Puerto Rico
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Geography
Area .147 km2 (0.057 sq mi)
Highest elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Administration
Commonwealth Puerto Rico
Municipality Mayagüez
Barrio Isla de Mona e Islote Monito
Demographics
Population 0
Pop. density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Designated: 1975

Monito Island (English: Little Mona, Spanish: Islote Monito ) is an uninhabited island about 3.1 mi (5.0 km) northwest of the much larger Mona Island. Monito is the masculine diminutive form of Mona in Spanish, which also translates to little monkey in Spanish. It is one of three islands in the Mona Passage, and part of the Isla de Mona e Islote Monito barrio, a subdivision of the municipality of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

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