San José 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]

San José
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
KintraCosta Rica
Caipital ceetySan José (pop. 1,274,746)
Area
 • Total4,966 km2 (1,917 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot1,404,242
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCR-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

SubdiveesionEedit

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 awEedit

ReferencesEedit

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

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Media relatit tae San José Province at Wikimedia Commons

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