Occidental District

Occidental is a district of the Cartago canton, in the Cartago province of Costa Rica.[1][2]

Occidental
Occidental district
Occidental district location in Costa Rica
Occidental district location in Costa Rica
Occidental
Occidental district location in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°51′46″N 83°55′40″W / 9.8626528°N 83.927722°W / 9.8626528; -83.927722Coordinates: 9°51′46″N 83°55′40″W / 9.8626528°N 83.927722°W / 9.8626528; -83.927722
Country Costa Rica
ProvinceCartago
CantonCartago
Area
 • Total2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,435 m (4,708 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,901
 • Density5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−06:00
Postal code
30102

GeographyEdit

Occidental has an area of 2 km²[3] and an elevation of 1,435 metres.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
19273,690
19505,50349.1%
19637,74040.7%
19738,2646.8%
19849,50015.0%
200011,13917.3%
20119,901−11.1%

Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos[4]
Centro Centroamericano de Población[5]

For the 2011 census, Occidental had a population of 9,901 inhabitants. [6]

TransportationEdit

Road transportationEdit

The district is covered by the following road routes:

Rail transportationEdit

The Interurbano Line operated by Incofer goes through this district. The staffed Cartago railway station is located in this district.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Declara oficial para efectos administrativos, la aprobación de la División Territorial Administrativa de la República N°41548-MGP". Sistema Costarricense de Información Jurídica (in Spanish). 19 March 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. ^ División Territorial Administrativa de la República de Costa Rica (PDF) (in Spanish). Editorial Digital de la Imprenta Nacional. 8 March 2017. ISBN 978-9977-58-477-5.
  3. ^ "Área en kilómetros cuadrados, según provincia, cantón y distrito administrativo". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos" (in Spanish).
  5. ^ "Sistema de Consulta de a Bases de Datos Estadísticas". Centro Centroamericano de Población (in Spanish).
  6. ^ "Censo. 2011. Población total por zona y sexo, según provincia, cantón y distrito". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 September 2020.