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Cantons

Cantons of Costa Rica

As of the 2000 census date, Costa Rica was divided into seven provinces, which were subdivided into 81 cantons, which in turn were subdivided into 459 distritos (districts).

CantonHASCCodePopulationCapital
AbangaresCR.GU.AB5070016,276Las Juntas
AcostaCR.SJ.AC1120018,661San Ignacio
AguirreCR.PU.AG6060020,188Quepos
AlajuelaCR.AL.AL20100222,853Alajuela
AlajuelitaCR.SJ.AL1100070,297Alajuelita
Alfaro RuizCR.AL.AR2110010,845Zarcero
AlvaradoCR.CA.AL3060012,290Pacayas
AserríCR.SJ.AS1060049,319Aserrí
AtenasCR.AL.AT2050022,479Atenas
BagacesCR.GU.BA5040015,972Bagaces
BarvaCR.HE.BA4020032,440Barva
BelénCR.HE.BE4070019,834San Antonio
Buenos AiresCR.PU.BA6030040,139Buenos Aires
CañasCR.GU.CN5060024,076Cañas
CarrilloCR.GU.CR5050027,306Filadelfia
CartagoCR.CA.CA30100132,057Cartago
CorredoresCR.PU.CO6100037,274Ciudad Neily
Coto BrusCR.PU.CB6080040,082San Vito
CurridabatCR.SJ.CU1180060,889Curridabat
DesamparadosCR.SJ.DE10300193,478Desamparados
DotaCR.SJ.DO117006,519Santa María
El GuarcoCR.CA.EG3080033,788Tejar
EscazúCR.SJ.ES1020052,372Escazú
EsparzaCR.PU.ES6020023,963Esparza
FloresCR.HE.FL4080015,038San Joaquín
GarabitoCR.PU.GA6110010,378Jacó
GoicoecheaCR.SJ.GO10800117,532Guadalupe
GolfitoCR.PU.GO6070033,823Golfito
GreciaCR.AL.GR2030065,119Grecia
GuácimoCR.LI.GU7060034,879Guácimo
GuatusoCR.AL.GU2150013,045San Rafael
HerediaCR.HE.HE40100103,894Heredia
HojanchaCR.GU.HO511006,534Hojancha
JiménezCR.CA.JI3040014,046Juan Viñas
La CruzCR.GU.LC5100016,505La Cruz
La UniónCR.CA.LU3030080,279Tres Ríos
León CortésCR.SJ.LC1200011,696San Pablo
LiberiaCR.GU.LI5010046,703Liberia
LimónCR.LI.LI7010089,933Limón
Los ChilesCR.AL.LC2140019,732Los Chiles
MatinaCR.LI.MA7050033,096Matina
Montes de OcaCR.SJ.MO1150050,433San Pedro
Montes de OroCR.PU.MO6040011,159Miramar
MoraCR.SJ.MR1070021,666Colón
MoraviaCR.SJ.MV1140050,419San Vicente
NandayureCR.GU.NA509009,985Carmona
NaranjoCR.AL.NA2060037,602Naranjo
NicoyaCR.GU.NI5020042,189Nicoya
OreamunoCR.CA.OR3070039,032San Rafael
OrotinaCR.AL.OR2090015,705Orotina
OsaCR.PU.OS6050025,861Puerto Cortés
PalmaresCR.AL.PA2070029,766Palmares
ParaísoCR.CA.PA3020052,393Paraíso
ParritaCR.PU.PA6090012,112Parrita
Pérez ZeledónCR.SJ.PZ11900122,187San Isidro
PoásCR.AL.PO2080024,764San Pedro
PococíCR.LI.PO70200103,121Guápiles
PuntarenasCR.PU.PU60100102,504Puntarenas
PuriscalCR.SJ.PU1040029,407Santiago
San CarlosCR.AL.SC21000127,140Ciudad Quesada
San IsidroCR.HE.SI4060016,056San Isidro
San JoséCR.SJ.SJ10100309,672San José
San MateoCR.AL.SM204005,343San Mateo
San PabloCR.HE.SP4090020,813San Pablo
San RafaelCR.HE.SR4050037,293San Rafael
San RamónCR.AL.SR2020067,975San Ramón
Santa AnaCR.SJ.SA1090034,507Santa Ana
Santa BárbaraCR.HE.SB4040029,181Santa Bárbara
Santa CruzCR.GU.SC5030040,821Santa Cruz
Santo DomingoCR.HE.SD4030034,748Santo Domingo
SarapiquíCR.HE.SA4100045,435Puerto Viejo
SiquirresCR.LI.SI7030052,409Siquirres
TalamancaCR.LI.TA7040025,857Bratsi
TarrazúCR.SJ.TA1050014,160San Marcos
TibásCR.SJ.TI1130072,074San Juan
TilaránCR.GU.TI5080017,871Tilarán
TurrialbaCR.CA.TU3050068,510Turrialba
TurrubaresCR.SJ.TU116004,877San Pablo
UpalaCR.AL.UP2130037,679Upala
Valverde VegaCR.AL.VV2120016,239Sarchí
Vásquez de CoronadoCR.SJ.VC1110055,585San Isidro
  • Code: Five-digit code for the administrative divisions
    of Costa Rica, defined by the Instituto Nacional de
    Estadística y Censos.
  • Population: from 2000-06-26 census.

  • HASC:Hierarchical administrative subdivision codes.
    The middle two letters identify the province.
  • The HASC code for the province to which a canton belongs can be found by taking the first four letters of the canton's HASC code. Also, the census code for the province is the first digit of the canton's census code, followed by "0000".
  • For a list of provinces with their census codes, see the Census Codes of Costa Rica
  • Maps of the provinces, showing their division into cantons, are available from La Nación Digital.

  • cantones poblacion Costa-Rica 2017