Tarrazú (canton)

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Tarrazú
City of San Marcos
City of San Marcos
Flag of Tarrazú
Flag
Coat of arms of Tarrazú
Coat of arms
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
3 districts (distritos)
  • San Marcos
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Carlos
Government
 • Mayor[2]Iván Suárez Sandí (PLN)
2010-2016[1] (Partido Liberación Nacional)
Area
 • Total2,975 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 Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine 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. Archived from the original on 2012-03-29. Retrieved 2013-03-15. 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2013.