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Costa Rica: Provinces and Urban Areas

Republic of Costa Rica

Provinces

The population of the provinces of Costa Rica according to census-based estimates and latest official projections.

NameAbbr.CapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Estimate (E)
2000-06-30
Population
Estimate (E)
2011-06-30
Population
Projection (P)
2015-06-30
Costa RicaCRISan José51,1003,872,3434,592,1474,832,200
AlajuelaALAAlajuela9,758728,057903,132960,700975800
CartagoCARCartago3,125439,645502,258521,500312500
GuanacasteGUALiberia10,141268,386342,702365,5001014100
HerediaHERHeredia2,657360,772461,152490,400265700
Limón {Limon}LIMLimón9,189345,071411,404433,500918900
PuntarenasPUNPuntarenas11,266363,324442,415468,0001126600
San José {San Jose}SJOSan José4,9661,367,0881,529,0841,592,500496600

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2015-06-30
1San JoséSJO1,388,100
2HerediaHER347,900
3CartagoCAR223,900
4AlajuelaALA185,000
5PuntarenasPUN80,700
6LimónLIM65,400
7San Isidro de El GeneralSJO65,300
8LiberiaGUA53,800
9San Rafael de AlajuelaALA53,100

Contents: Urban Areas

The population of all Costa Rican urban areas with a population of 2,500 or more.

NameAdm.Population
Calculation (UE-E)
2000-06-30
Population
Calculation (UE-E)
2011-06-30
Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2015-06-30
Area
Aguas ZarcasALA...8,7309,5200
AlajuelaALA105,400175,400185,0000
AtenasALA6,2908,6308,9700
BagacesGUA3,7006,7007,2900
Batán {Batan}LIM4,0509,68010,3000
Belén {Belen}GUA2,4504,9705,4900
Buenos Aires de PuntarenasPUN8,87014,70016,3000
Cachí {Cachi}CAR...2,9303,0400
CahuitaLIM5702,9503,2900
Cañas {Canas}GUA16,80020,20021,3000
CanoasPUN4,0808,1408,7700
CariariLIM12,40023,10024,5000
CarrandiLIM...6,5607,0500
CarrillosALA3,8307,9008,5000
CarrizalALA...4,0704,3600
CartagenaGUA...2,7603,0600
CartagoCAR159,300215,800223,9000
CervantesCAR...4,2804,4600
CotCAR6,1408,1308,6100
El CairoLIM...3,5903,8200
EsparzaPUN13,80024,90026,6000
Filadelfia de GuanacasteGUA5,2805,0605,3000
FlorenciaALA80010,20010,9000
GaritaALA...5,8006,1500
GolfitoPUN6,3907,7807,8800
GreciaALA15,20034,70036,4000
Guácimo {Guacimo}LIM6,20011,30012,4000
Guápiles {Guapiles}LIM14,50033,00035,6000
HerediaHER225,500330,400347,9000
Jacó {Jaco}PUN3,66011,10012,6000
Juan Viñas {Juan Vinas}CAR2,5504,8904,9900
La CruzGUA3,8905,5706,0400
La FortunaALA2,71013,20014,1000
Las JuntasGUA4,2703,9804,1300
La SuizaCAR1,4305,2305,2700
LepantoPUN...2,6702,7700
LiberiaGUA35,00049,80053,8000
Limón (Puerto Limón) {Limon}LIM56,50065,20065,4000
Los ChilesALA3,0004,9005,5500
MatinaLIM2,0404,6904,8200
MiramarPUN5,8407,3707,6800
Naranjo de AlajuelaALA9,67018,30019,1000
NeilyPUN6,33012,30012,6000
NicoyaGUA13,50015,80016,5000
OrosiCAR3,9405,9206,1700
OrotinaALA6,4107,8508,2100
PacayasCAR1,4103,3203,4200
PacuaritoLIM...3,9104,1200
PalmarPUN4,1604,7804,8300
Palmares de AlajuelaALA9,10027,40028,9000
Palmira de CarrilloGUA...4,4304,8500
ParritaPUN3,3308,9809,7400
PavonesCAR...2,8702,9100
PitalALA1,8409,46010,6000
PocoraLIM4,6305,7506,1400
Puerto Cortés {Puerto Cortes}PUN3,4304,7504,9300
Puerto Jiménez {Puerto Jimenez}PUN1,8103,3203,7000
Puerto QueposPUN6,98013,70014,8000
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí {Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui}HER2,4708,0609,0400
PuntarenasPUN53,70075,50080,7000
Purabá {Puraba}HER...3,9804,2700
Quesada de San CarlosALA23,70029,90031,1000
Río Claro {Rio Claro}PUN2,5107,2707,4700
Río Jiménez {Rio Jimenez}LIM...3,2303,4700
RitaLIM4,4508,5409,0600
RoxanaLIM2,0806,9807,4000
San Isidro de El GeneralSJO38,00063,80065,3000
San Isidro de GreciaALA...3,5403,7400
San Isidro de HerediaHER4,40028,50030,1000
San José {San Jose}SJO1,090,7001,330,0001,388,1000
San José de Grecia {San Jose de Grecia}ALA...5,2605,6300
San José de la Montaña {San Jose de la Montana}HER...3,9004,2000
San Marcos de Tarrazú {San Marcos de Tarrazu}SJO3,8507,0007,2800
San Miguel de Santo DomingoHER5,78010,90011,5000
San Pablo de León Cortés {San Pablo de Leon Cortes}SJO2,5603,9504,1200
San Pedro de Poás {San Pedro de Poas}ALA7,4908,3208,7000
San Rafael de AlajuelaALA15,90049,50053,1000
San Rafael de GuatusoALA1,3102,4802,6500
San Ramón de los Palmares {San Ramon de los Palmares}ALA25,10036,90038,7000
Santa Cruz de GuanacasteGUA10,50014,40015,4000
Santa Rosa de PocosolALA2,6403,8304,1000
Santiago de PuriscalSJO7,5007,7007,9600
San VitoPUN3,5506,0806,1500
Sarchí {Sarchi}ALA5,5906,0806,3600
SardinalGUA2,9409,20010,1000
SiquirresLIM15,50022,00022,4000
SixaolaLIM1,6104,1204,2800
TacaresALA...3,8904,1400
TamarindoGUA...3,2503,5200
Tárcoles {Tarcoles}PUN...3,6204,0500
TempateGUA...2,6702,9000
Tierra BlancaCAR3,7404,6204,8700
Tilarán {Tilaran}GUA6,5707,0807,3000
TobosiCAR3,68010,90011,4000
TucurriqueCAR2,4402,5102,5900
TurrialbaCAR20,00029,70029,9000
Turrúcares {Turrucares}ALA3,3605,4005,6800
UpalaALA3,0005,1205,5700
ZarceroALA...2,7902,8900

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