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Republic of Costa Rica

Capital CurrencyGovernment system
San José Costa Rican Colón (CRC) Presidential system
Official languageRegion Population
Spanish Central America & Caribbean Estimation 2018
5 018 545

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Statistical data - Population density according to the administrative structure

The population data of the table below is an estimation form 2018, based on the census 2011.

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The default order is the province name.

Province ISO
3166-2
Capital Area
(km²)
Population Density
(pers/km²)
Total     51 470,1 5 018 545 97,5
Last update: 24.03.2019 - 16:30:01
Alajuela CR-A Alajuela 10 127,4 1 018 069 100,5
Cartago CR-C Cartago 3 124,7 533 795 170,8
Guanacaste CR-G Liberia 10 140,8 382 821 37,8
Heredia CR-H Heredia 2 657,0 512 172 192,8
Limón CR-L Puerto Limón 9 188,5 449 781 49,0
Puntarenas CR-P Puntarenas 11 265,7 486 763 43,2
San José CR-SJ San José 4 966,0 1 635 144 329,3

The provinces are divided in cantons, which are shown in the following table. Since no ISO 3166-2 structures are defined for the cantons, the HASC abbreviations are displayed in this table.

Canton ISO
3166-2
Province Capital Area
(km²)
Population Density
(pers/km²)
Total       51 470,1 5 018 545 97,5
Last update: 24.03.2019 - 16:30:01
Abangares CR GU AB Guanacaste Las Juntas 675,8 19 733 29,2
Acosta CR SJ AC San José San Ignacio 342,2 21 677 63,3
Alajuela CR AL AL Alajuela Alajuela 758,3 306 206 403,8
Alajuelita CR SJ AL San José Alajuelita 21,2 91 917 4 335,7
Alvarado CR CA AL Cartago Pacayas 81,1 15 219 187,7
Aserrí CR SJ AS San José Aserrí 167,1 62 477 373,9
Atenas CR AL AT Alajuela Atenas 127,2 28 747 226,0
Bagaces CR GU BA Guanacaste Bagaces 1 273,5 23 419 18,4
Barva CR HE BA Heredia Barva 53,8 45 751 850,4
Belén CR HE BE Heredia San Antonio 12,2 26 016 2 132,5
Buenos Aires CR PU BA Puntarenas Buenos Aires 2 384,2 52 126 21,9
Cañas CR GU CN Guanacaste Cañas 682,2 31 952 46,8
Carrillo CR GU CR Guanacaste Filadelfia 577,5 44 157 76,5
Cartago CR CA CA Cartago Cartago 287,8 161 727 561,9
Corredores CR PU CO Puntarenas Neily 620,6 51 291 82,6
Coto Brus CR PU CB Puntarenas San Vito 933,9 44 176 47,3
Curridabat CR SJ CU San José Curridabat 16,0 78 331 4 895,7
Desamparados CR SJ DE San José Desamparados 118,3 240 671 2 034,4
Dota CR SJ DO San José Santa Maria 400,2 7 846 19,6
El Guarco CR CA EG Cartago El Tejar 167,7 45 548 271,6
Escazú CR SJ ES San José Escazú 34,5 68 728 1 992,1
Esparza CR PU ES Puntarenas Esparza 216,8 37 109 171,2
Flores CR HE FL Heredia San Joaquín 7,0 24 315 3 473,6
Garabito CR PU GA Puntarenas Jacó 316,3 24 737 78,2
Goicoechea CR SJ GO San José Guadalupe 31,5 136 112 4 321,0
Golfito CR PU GO Puntarenas Golfito 1 754,0 44 572 25,4
Grecia CR AL GR Alajuela Grecia 141,5 91 443 646,2
Guácimo CR LI GU Limón Guácimo 576,5 53 242 92,4
Guatuso CR AL GU Alajuela San Rafael 758,3 18 776 24,8
Heredia CR HE HE Heredia Heredia 282,6 140 131 495,9
Hojancha CR GU HO Guanacaste Hojancha 261,4 7 902 30,2
Jiménez CR CA JI Cartago San Viñas 286,4 16 255 56,8
La Cruz CR GU LC Guanacaste La Cruz 1 383,9 26 097 18,9
La Unión CR CA LU Cartago La Unión 44,8 110 194 2 459,7
León Cortés Castro CR SJ LC San José San Pablo 120,8 13 493 111,7
Liberia CR GU LI Guanacaste Liberia 1 436,5 74 300 51,7
Limón CR LI LI Limón Puerto Limón 1 765,8 99 212 56,2
Los Chiles CR AL LC Alajuela Los Chiles 1 358,9 32 270 23,7
Matina CR LI MA Limón Matina 772,6 45 281 58,6
Montes de Oca CR SJ MO San José San Pedro 15,2 62 107 4 086,0
Montes de Oro CR PU MO Puntarenas Miramar 244,8 14 028 57,3
Mora CR SJ MR San José Ciudad Colón 162,0 29 821 184,1
Moravia CR SJ MV San José San Vicente 28,6 61 918 2 165,0
Nandayure CR GU NA Guanacaste Carmona 565,6 11 713 20,7
Naranjo CR AL NA Alajuela Naranjo 126,6 47 801 377,6
Nicoya CR GU NI Guanacaste Nicoya 1 333,7 55 512 41,6
Oreamuno CR CA OR Cartago San Rafael 202,3 49 229 243,3
Orotina CR AL OR Alajuela Orotina 141,9 23 126 163,0
Osa CR PU OS Puntarenas Ciudad Cortés 1 930,2 30 818 16,0
Palmares CR AL PA Alajuela Palmares 38,1 40 000 1 049,9
Paraíso CR CA PA Cartago Paraíso 411,9 62 007 150,5
Parrita CR PU PA Puntarenas Parrita 478,8 19 457 40,6
Pérez Zeledón CR SJ PZ San José San Isidro 1 905,5 142 789 74,9
Poás CR AL PO Alajuela San Pedro 73,8 33 070 448,1
Pococí CR LI PO Limón Guápiles 2 403,5 146 482 60,9
Puntarenas CR PU PU Puntarenas Puntarenas 1 842,3 136 328 74,0
Puriscal CR SJ PU San José Santiago 553,7 37 345 67,4
Quepos (Aguirre) CR PU AG Puntarenas Quepos  543,8 32 121 59,1
Rio Cuarto CR AL RC Alajuela Rio Cuarto 254,2 15 152 59,6
San Carlos CR AL SC Alajuela Quesada 3 348,0 194 207 58,0
San Isidro CR HE SI Heredia San Isidro 27,0 22 754 842,7
San José CR SJ SJ San José San José 44,6 342 188 7 672,4
San Mateo CR AL SM Alajuela San Mateo 125,9 6 997 55,6
San Pablo CR HE SP Heredia San Pablo 7,5 30 798 4 106,4
San Rafael CR HE SR Heredia San Rafael 48,4 53 901 1 113,7
San Ramón CR AL SR Alajuela San Ramón 1 018,6 91 853 90,2
Santa Ana CR SJ SA San José Santa Ana 61,4 58 946 960,0
Santa Bárbara CR HE SB Heredia Santa Bárbara 53,2 41 637 782,7
Santa Cruz CR GU SC Guanacaste Santa Cruz 1 312,3 66 561 50,7
Santo Domingo CR HE SD Heredia Santo Domingo 24,8 48 130 1 940,7
Sarapiquí CR HE SA Heredia Puerto Viejo 2 140,5 78 739 36,8
Siquirres CR LI SI Limón Siquirres 860,2 64 046 74,5
Talamanca CR LI TA Limón Bribri 2 809,9 41 518 14,8
Tarrazú CR SJ TA San José San Marcos 297,5 18 264 61,4
Tibás CR SJ TI San José San Juan 8,2 83 564 10 190,7
Tilarán CR GU TI Guanacaste Tilarán 638,4 21 475 33,6
Turrialba CR CA TU Cartago Turrialba 1 642,7 73 616 44,8
Turrubares CR SJ TU San José San Pablo 415,3 6 703 16,1
Upala CR AL UP Alajuela Upala 1 580,7 52 651 33,3
Valverde Vega CR AL VV Alajuela Sarchí Norte 120,3 21 724 180,6
Vázquez de Coronado CR SJ VC San José San Isidro 222,2 70 247 316,1
Zarcero (Alfaro Ruiz) CR AL AR Alajuela Zarcero 155,1 14 046 90,6

 

Existing thematic maps

  • Population density 2018

  • Mordrate Costa Rica 2010

  • Grenzübergänge des Landes - 2010

 

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