| Costa Rica|
7 December 1848
Paraíso, Costa Rica
| 411.9 km²|
59,259 (Jun 2013)
Paraíso is the second canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 411.91 square kilometres (159.04 sq mi), and has a population of 59,259 (estimate as of 2013).
The capital city of the canton is also called Paraíso.
Paraíso (canton) Wikipedia
Paraíso is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range).
The canton of Paraíso is subdivided into five districts (distritos)
Paraíso was first mentioned as a canton in a decree dated December 7, 1848.