Guanacaste Province

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Guanacaste

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Coordinates: 10°26′N 85°24′W / 10.433°N 85.4°W / 10.433; -85.4Coordinates: 10°26′N 85°24′W / 10.433°N 85.4°W / 10.433; -85.4
Country Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Capital city Liberia (pop. 98,751)
Largest city Liberia
Area
 • Total 10,141 km2 (3,915 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 326,953
 • Density 32.2407/km2 (83.503/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CR-G

Guanacaste is a province of Costa Rica. It is located in the northwestern part of Costa Rica. It has the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Nicaragua to the north. To the east there is Alajuela Province. To the southeast is the Puntarenas Province. Guanacaste is the more sparsely populated province of Costa Rica. It has an area of 10,141 km2 (3,915 sq mi)[1] and as of 2010, had a population of 326,953.[2]

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  1. Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), 2009
  2. Resultados Generales Censo 2011 p. 22