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Paraíso (canton)

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Country  Costa Rica
Founded  7 December 1848
Capital  Paraíso, Costa Rica
Area  411.9 km²
Population  59,259 (Jun 2013)
Province  Alajuela Province
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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).

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Map of Cartago Province, Para%C3%ADso, Costa Rica

The capital city of the canton is also called Paraíso.

Geography

Paraíso is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range).

Districts

The canton of Paraíso is subdivided into five districts (distritos)

History

Paraíso was first mentioned as a canton in a decree dated December 7, 1848.

References

Paraíso (canton) Wikipedia


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