Home  →    →  
Costa Rica Map

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)
2016-06-30
Costa RicaCRISan José51,1003,872,3434,592,1474,890,400
AlajuelaALAAlajuela9,758728,057903,132975,000975800
CartagoCARCartago3,125439,645502,258525,700312500
GuanacasteGUALiberia10,141268,386342,702371,4001014100
HerediaHERHeredia2,657360,772461,152497,800265700
Limón {Limon}LIMLimón9,189345,071411,404439,000918900
PuntarenasPUNPuntarenas11,266363,324442,415474,3001126600
San José {San Jose}SJOSan José4,9661,367,0881,529,0841,607,200496600

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2016-06-30
1San JoséSJO1,401,900
2HerediaHER352,100
3CartagoCAR225,700
4AlajuelaALA187,500
5PuntarenasPUN82,100
6San Isidro de El GeneralSJO65,600
7LimónLIM65,400
8LiberiaGUA54,900
9San Rafael de AlajuelaALA54,000

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)
2016-06-30
Area
Aguas ZarcasALA...8,7309,7200
AlajuelaALA105,400175,400187,5000
AtenasALA6,2908,6309,0400
BagacesGUA3,7006,7007,4400
Batán {Batan}LIM4,0509,68010,4000
Belén {Belen}GUA2,4504,9705,6400
Buenos Aires de PuntarenasPUN8,87014,70016,8000
Cachí {Cachi}CAR...2,9303,0600
CahuitaLIM5702,9503,3800
Cañas {Canas}GUA16,80020,20021,6000
CanoasPUN4,0808,1408,9200
CariariLIM12,40023,10024,8000
CarrandiLIM...6,5607,1700
CarrillosALA3,8307,9008,6600
CarrizalALA...4,0704,4400
CartagenaGUA...2,7603,1400
CartagoCAR159,300215,800225,7000
CervantesCAR...4,2804,5000
CotCAR6,1408,1308,7300
El CairoLIM...3,5903,8800
EsparzaPUN13,80024,90027,0000
Filadelfia de GuanacasteGUA5,2805,0605,3600
FlorenciaALA80010,20011,1000
GaritaALA...5,8006,2400
GolfitoPUN6,3907,7807,9000
GreciaALA15,20034,70036,8000
Guácimo {Guacimo}LIM6,20011,30012,7000
Guápiles {Guapiles}LIM14,50033,00036,2000
HerediaHER225,500330,400352,1000
Jacó {Jaco}PUN3,66011,10013,0000
Juan Viñas {Juan Vinas}CAR2,5504,8905,0000
La CruzGUA3,8905,5706,1700
La FortunaALA2,71013,20014,4000
Las JuntasGUA4,2703,9804,1600
La SuizaCAR1,4305,2305,2700
LepantoPUN...2,6702,7900
LiberiaGUA35,00049,80054,9000
Limón (Puerto Limón) {Limon}LIM56,50065,20065,4000
Los ChilesALA3,0004,9005,7400
MatinaLIM2,0404,6904,8500
MiramarPUN5,8407,3707,7500
Naranjo de AlajuelaALA9,67018,30019,3000
NeilyPUN6,33012,30012,6000
NicoyaGUA13,50015,80016,7000
OrosiCAR3,9405,9206,2200
OrotinaALA6,4107,8508,3000
PacayasCAR1,4103,3203,4500
PacuaritoLIM...3,9104,1700
PalmarPUN4,1604,7804,8400
Palmares de AlajuelaALA9,10027,40029,3000
Palmira de CarrilloGUA...4,4304,9800
ParritaPUN3,3308,9809,9500
PavonesCAR...2,8702,9100
PitalALA1,8409,46010,9000
PocoraLIM4,6305,7506,2400
Puerto Cortés {Puerto Cortes}PUN3,4304,7504,9800
Puerto Jiménez {Puerto Jimenez}PUN1,8103,3203,8000
Puerto QueposPUN6,98013,70015,1000
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí {Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui}HER2,4708,0609,3300
PuntarenasPUN53,70075,50082,1000
Purabá {Puraba}HER...3,9804,3400
Quesada de San CarlosALA23,70029,90031,4000
Río Claro {Rio Claro}PUN2,5107,2707,5200
Río Jiménez {Rio Jimenez}LIM...3,2303,5400
RitaLIM4,4508,5409,1900
RoxanaLIM2,0806,9807,5000
San Isidro de El GeneralSJO38,00063,80065,6000
San Isidro de GreciaALA...3,5403,8000
San Isidro de HerediaHER4,40028,50030,5000
San José {San Jose}SJO1,090,7001,330,0001,401,9000
San José de Grecia {San Jose de Grecia}ALA...5,2605,7200
San José de la Montaña {San Jose de la Montana}HER...3,9004,2700
San Marcos de Tarrazú {San Marcos de Tarrazu}SJO3,8507,0007,3500
San Miguel de Santo DomingoHER5,78010,90011,7000
San Pablo de León Cortés {San Pablo de Leon Cortes}SJO2,5603,9504,1700
San Pedro de Poás {San Pedro de Poas}ALA7,4908,3208,7900
San Rafael de AlajuelaALA15,90049,50054,0000
San Rafael de GuatusoALA1,3102,4802,6900
San Ramón de los Palmares {San Ramon de los Palmares}ALA25,10036,90039,1000
Santa Cruz de GuanacasteGUA10,50014,40015,7000
Santa Rosa de PocosolALA2,6403,8304,1700
Santiago de PuriscalSJO7,5007,7008,0100
San VitoPUN3,5506,0806,1500
Sarchí {Sarchi}ALA5,5906,0806,4300
SardinalGUA2,9409,20010,3000
SiquirresLIM15,50022,00022,5000
SixaolaLIM1,6104,1204,3300
TacaresALA...3,8904,2100
TamarindoGUA...3,2503,5900
Tárcoles {Tarcoles}PUN...3,6204,1700
TempateGUA...2,6702,9600
Tierra BlancaCAR3,7404,6204,9300
Tilarán {Tilaran}GUA6,5707,0807,3600
TobosiCAR3,68010,90011,6000
TucurriqueCAR2,4402,5102,6100
TurrialbaCAR20,00029,70029,9000
Turrúcares {Turrucares}ALA3,3605,4005,7400
UpalaALA3,0005,1205,6800
ZarceroALA...2,7902,9100

Google Search for: Hotels - Restaurants - Shopping - Sights - Maps - Images

Wikipedia - Google: Satellite Map / Street Map - Open Street Map