San José Province

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San José
Province
Banner o San José
Banner
Offeecial seal o San José
Seal
San Jose in Costa Rica.svg
Coordinates: 9°36′N 83°57′W / 9.6°N 83.95°W / 9.6; -83.95Coordinates: 9°36′N 83°57′W / 9.6°N 83.95°W / 9.6; -83.95
Kintra Costa Rica
Caipital ceety San José (pop. 1,274,746)
Aurie
 • Total 4,966 km2 (1,917 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 1,404,242
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CR-SJ
Blanco River, coonty o Pérez Zeledón. Maist rivers in the province o San José are shallae, narrae an aften run throu muntainous terrain, makkin thaim impossible tae navigate.
Cerro de la Muerte, sootheast o the province

San José is a province o Costa Rica. It is locatit in the central pairt o the kintra, an borders (clockwise beginnin in the north) the provinces o Alajuela, Heredia, Limón, Cartago an Puntarenas. The provincial caipital is San José, that is the naitional caipital an aw. The province covers a aurie o 4,965.9 km².[1] an haes a population o 1,404,242.[2]

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o San José is subdividit intae 20 cantons.

Canton (Caipital):

  1. San José (San José)
  2. Escazú (Escazú)
  3. Desamparados (Desamparados)
  4. Puriscal (Santiago)
  5. Tarrazú (San Marcos)
  6. Aserrí (Aserrí)
  7. Mora (Ciudad Colón)
  8. Goicoechea (Guadalupe)
  9. Santa Ana (Santa Ana)
  10. Alajuelita (Alajuelita)
  11. Vázquez de Coronado (San Isidro)
  12. Acosta (San Ignacio)
  13. Tibás (San Juan)
  14. Moravia (San Vicente)
  15. Montes de Oca (San Pedro)
  16. Turrubares (San Pablo)
  17. Dota (Santa María)
  18. Curridabat (Curridabat)
  19. Pérez Zeledón (San Isidro de El General)
  20. León Cortés (San Pablo)

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), 2001,
  2. Resultados Generales Censo 2011 p. 22

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae San José Province at Wikimedia Commons

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