Quesada, Costa Rica

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Country  Costa Rica
Province Alajuela
Canton San Carlos
City September 26, 1991
 • Syndic Adolfo Enrique Vargas Aragonés (CUSC)
 • Total 145.3 km2 (56.1 sq mi)
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 42,060[1]
Time zone UTC−06:00

Ciudad Quesada (Quesada City) is a city in Costa Rica. It is the capital of the district of Quesada in the San Carlos canton of Alajuela. Ciudad Quesada is the official name (formerly La Unión[2]) but is commonly called San Carlos (like the canton). Ciudad Quesada is the most populated city of the canton of San Carlos.[3]

The city is the region's economic and political center.[2] Ciudad Quesada and the neighboring area produces 65% of all the milk that the nation of Costa Rica uses.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. C.03 INEC official census excel file. Spanish
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1], Spanish.
  3. [2], See CO1, in Spanish.