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Costa Rica

The provinces of the Republic of Costa Rica as well as all urban areas of a population of 2,500 or more.

Provinces

NameAbbr.CapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
C 1984-06-10
Population
C 2000-06-28
Population
C 2011-05-30
Costa RicaCRISan José51,1002,416,8093,810,1794,301,712
AlajuelaALAAlajuela9,753427,962716,286848,146975300
CartagoCARCartago3,125271,671432,395490,903312500
GuanacasteGUALiberia10,141195,208264,238326,9531014100
HerediaHERHeredia2,657197,575354,732433,677265700
Limón {Limon}LIMLimón9,188168,076339,295386,862918800
PuntarenasPUNPuntarenas11,277265,883357,483410,9291127700
San José {San Jose}SJOSan José4,959890,4341,345,7501,404,242495900

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA C 2011-05-30
1San JoséSJO1,188,019
2HerediaHER279,984
3CartagoCAR177,130
4AlajuelaALA162,888
5PuntarenasPUN70,602
6San Isidro de El GeneralSJO62,513
7LimónLIM60,049
8LiberiaGUA48,597
9San Rafael de AlajuelaALA45,170

Contents: Urban Areas

NameAdm.Population
UA C 1984-06-10
Population
UA C 2000-06-28
Population
UA C 2011-05-30
Area
Aguas ZarcasALA......8,3720
AlajuelaALA42,786103,684162,8880
Ángeles {Angeles}ALA......2,9230
AtenasALA2,9436,1986,0010
BagacesGUA2,2133,6456,2750
Batán {Batan}LIM...3,9788,9650
Belén {Belen}GUA...2,4094,8880
Buenos Aires de PuntarenasPUN1,40310,26614,0310
Cachí {Cachi}CAR......2,9180
Cañas {Canas}GUA9,22016,51218,1690
CanoasPUN...4,0197,1320
CariariLIM...12,16822,5740
CarrandiLIM......5,8740
CarrillosALA...3,7637,8160
CarrizalALA......3,7160
CartagenaGUA......2,6590
CartagoCAR52,126141,644177,1300
CervantesCAR......4,2660
Colón {Colon}SJO2,8268,63313,8490
CotCAR...6,0427,9600
El CairoLIM......3,3360
EsparzaPUN7,03013,56121,3740
Filadelfia de GuanacasteGUA3,6065,2015,0590
FlorenciaALA...7859,7860
GaritaALA......5,1800
GolfitoPUN5,9156,2897,5980
GreciaALA8,61411,68416,5550
Guácimo {Guacimo}LIM1,5726,09410,0670
Guápiles {Guapiles}LIM6,94215,72331,5770
HerediaHER75,400213,644279,9840
Jacó {Jaco}PUN3713,5909,5270
Jiménez {Jimenez}LIM...8554,6670
Juan Viñas {Juan Vinas}CAR2,2072,5094,6210
La CruzGUA2,0623,8324,8210
La FortunaALA...2,66012,4280
Las JuntasGUA1,0074,2033,9270
La SuizaCAR...2,1684,9970
LepantoPUN......2,6160
LiberiaGUA12,33534,46948,5970
Limón (Puerto Limón) {Limon}LIM33,92555,66760,0490
Los Ángeles de San Rafael {Los Angeles de San Rafael}HER...1,2037,2250
Los ChilesALA1,5942,9534,1810
MatinaLIM1,1022,0094,3540
MiramarPUN2,0375,7487,4930
Naranjo de AlajuelaALA7,17611,65515,0920
NeilyPUN4,3766,22611,0970
NicoyaGUA9,55813,33416,1220
OrosiCAR...3,8745,7890
OrotinaALA4,1696,3117,8980
PacayasCAR6771,3863,3400
PacuaritoLIM......3,6060
Palmar (Palmar Norte & Palmar Sur)PUN...4,0934,9090
Palmares de AlajuelaALA3,7668,97126,1770
Palmira de CarrilloGUA......4,5100
Pará {Para}HER......3,3330
Paraíso {Paraiso}CAR10,91730,04935,2350
ParritaPUN1,9653,2828,5790
PavonesCAR......2,7320
PitalALA...1,8088,6210
PocoraLIM...4,5555,1560
Puente de PiedraALA......7,7460
Puerto Cortés {Puerto Cortes}PUN2,6643,3844,6970
Puerto Jiménez {Puerto Jimenez}PUN...1,7803,0360
Puerto QueposPUN4,3926,86412,9050
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí {Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui}HER6682,4227,1080
PuntarenasPUN28,39063,84670,6020
Purabá {Puraba}HER......3,8620
Quesada de San CarlosALA13,06623,33129,8300
Río Blanco {Rio Blanco}LIM......4,2840
Río Claro {Rio Claro}PUN...2,4737,1000
Río Jiménez {Rio Jimenez}LIM......2,8740
RitaLIM...4,3748,1350
RoxanaLIM...2,0406,6720
San Francisco de San IsidroHER......4,4380
San Isidro de El GeneralSJO14,52937,46462,5130
San Isidro de GreciaALA......3,3400
San Isidro de HerediaHER1,6064,31919,7370
San Jerónimo de Moravia {San Jeronimo de Moravia}SJO......5,8070
San José {San Jose}SJO619,8181,076,1881,188,0190
San José de Grecia {San Jose de Grecia}ALA......4,9300
San José de la Montaña {San Jose de la Montana}HER......3,6350
San Marcos de Tarrazú {San Marcos de Tarrazu}SJO9803,7926,7800
San Miguel de Santo DomingoHER...5,6946,3630
San Pablo de León Cortés {San Pablo de Leon Cortes}SJO8452,5153,9650
San Pedro de Poás {San Pedro de Poas}ALA3,0204,4135,9170
San Rafael de AlajuelaALA...15,59645,1700
San Ramón de los Palmares {San Ramon de los Palmares}ALA12,57324,76233,5250
San RoqueALA...3,2798,6820
Santa AnaSJO......7,5240
Santa Bárbara {Santa Barbara}HER3,26412,19026,7830
Santa Cruz de GuanacasteGUA6,43510,29513,1050
Santa Rosa de PocosolALA...2,6043,5640
Santiago de PuriscalSJO3,1437,3907,5300
San VitoPUN2,1213,4995,5090
Sarchí {Sarchi}ALA1,9925,5085,2980
SardinalGUA...2,8998,6820
SiquirresLIM7,14615,25920,9020
SixaolaLIM...1,5823,4270
TacaresALA......3,6260
TamarindoGUA......3,1380
Tárcoles {Tarcoles}PUN......3,0680
TempateGUA......2,8900
Tierra BlancaCAR...3,6794,5150
Tilarán {Tilaran}GUA3,7376,4787,0210
TobosiCAR...3,61610,5800
TuresHER......3,4520
TurrialbaCAR13,89824,67128,9440
Turrúcares {Turrucares}ALA...3,3044,9230
UpalaALA1,5243,6986,0700