San Pedro, Costa Rica

San Pedro is a district of the Montes de Oca canton, in the San José province of Costa Rica.[1][2]

San Pedro
San Pedro district
San Pedro district location in Costa Rica
San Pedro district location in Costa Rica
San Pedro
San Pedro district location in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°55′59″N 84°02′49″W / 9.9331667°N 84.0469973°W / 9.9331667; -84.0469973Coordinates: 9°55′59″N 84°02′49″W / 9.9331667°N 84.0469973°W / 9.9331667; -84.0469973
Country Costa Rica
ProvinceSan José
CantonMontes de Oca
Area
 • Total4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,205 m (3,953 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total23,977
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−06:00
Postal code
11501

GeographyEdit

San Pedro has an area of 4.7 km2[3] and an elevation of 1,205 metres.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1883764
18922,691252.2%
19272,069−23.1%
19506,413210.0%
196317,342170.4%
197323,72136.8%
198424,5193.4%
200026,5248.2%
201123,977−9.6%

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

For the 2011 census, San Pedro had a population of 23,977 inhabitants.[6]

LocationsEdit

The district is home to the University of Costa Rica,[7] Universidad Latina de Costa Rica,[8] and other institutions of higher learning.

Residential and commercial development is very high and commercial buildings are slowly taking the place of previous quiet suburbs.

Barrios (neighborhoods): Alhambra, Azáleas, Carmiol, Cedral, Dent (part), Francisco Peralta (part), Fuentes, Granja, Kezia, Lourdes, Monterrey, Nadori, Oriente, Pinto, Prados del Este, Roosevelt, San Gerardo (part), Santa Marta, Saprissa, Vargas Araya, Yoses

TransportationEdit

Road transportationEdit

The district is covered by the following road routes:

Rail transportationEdit

The Interurbano Line operated by Incofer goes through 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.
  7. ^ "Universidad de Costa Rica". Universidad de Costa Rica. Retrieved 2016-10-14.
  8. ^ "ULatina | Universidad Latina de Costa Rica". ulatina.ac.cr. Retrieved 2016-10-14.