Tarrazú (canton)

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Tarrazú
City of San Marcos
City of San Marcos
Tarrazú canton in San José province
Tarrazú canton in San José province
Coordinates: 9°36′14″N 84°04′00″W / 9.60389°N 84.06667°W / 9.60389; -84.06667Coordinates: 9°36′14″N 84°04′00″W / 9.60389°N 84.06667°W / 9.60389; -84.06667
CountryFlag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
ProvinceBandera de la Provincia de San José.svg San José
EstablishedAugust 7, 1868
CapitalSan Marcos
Districts
Government
 • Mayor[2]Iván Suárez Sandí (PLN)
2010-2016[1] (Partido Liberación Nacional)
Area
 • Total297,5 km2 (1,149 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Time Zone)

Tarrazú is the name of the 5th canton of San José Province in Costa Rica. The canton has an area of 297.50 km².[3]

Districts[change | change source]

The canton of Tarrazú is divided in three districts (distritos):[4]

  1. San Marcos
  2. San Lorenzo
  3. San Carlos

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.elpais.cr/articulos.php?id=37619 El País - Lista de alcaldes electos 2010 - 2016 en los comicios municipales
  2. "Lista de alcaldes electos 2010 - 2016 en los comicios municipales" [List of mayors elected 2010 - 2016 in the municipal elections] (in Spanish). El País. 06/12/2010. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), 2001.
  4. "División Territorial Administrativa de Costa Rica" (PDF) (in Spanish). Instituto de Fomento y Asesoria Municipal (IFAM). 5 May 2009.