San Ramón District, La Unión

San Ramón is a district of the La Unión canton, in the Cartago province of Costa Rica.[1][2]

San Ramón
San Ramón district
San Ramón district location in Costa Rica
San Ramón district location in Costa Rica
San Ramón
San Ramón district location in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°56′14″N 83°59′19″W / 9.9372874°N 83.9886681°W / 9.9372874; -83.9886681Coordinates: 9°56′14″N 83°59′19″W / 9.9372874°N 83.9886681°W / 9.9372874; -83.9886681
Country Costa Rica
ProvinceCartago
CantonLa Unión
Area
 • Total3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Elevation
1,440 m (4,720 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,054
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−06:00
Postal code
30307

GeographyEdit

San Ramón has an area of 3.47 km²[3] and an elevation of 1,440 metres.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1883128
1892316146.9%
1927231−26.9%
1950512121.6%
19631,191132.6%
19731,80551.6%
19842,50538.8%
20004,64085.2%
20114,054−12.6%

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

For the 2011 census, San Ramón had a population of 4,054 inhabitants.[6]

TransportationEdit

Road transportationEdit

The district is covered by the following road routes:

EconomyEdit

One of its main economic activities is the plantation of cypress, used as Christmas trees in Costa Rica. Along with its immediate neighbors San Rafael District and Mata de Plátano District, it forms one of the main cypress production areas in all the Costa Rican Central Region.[7]

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. ^ "Árboles de navidad: Estado de la reforestación en Costa Rica" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 September 2020.