Santa Cruz District, Turrialba

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

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz district
Santa Cruz district location in Costa Rica
Santa Cruz district location in Costa Rica
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz district location in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 10°00′37″N 83°45′16″W / 10.0103262°N 83.7545832°W / 10.0103262; -83.7545832Coordinates: 10°00′37″N 83°45′16″W / 10.0103262°N 83.7545832°W / 10.0103262; -83.7545832
Country Costa Rica
ProvinceCartago
CantonTurrialba
Creation14 February 1920
Area
 • Total124.94 km2 (48.24 sq mi)
Elevation
1,475 m (4,839 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,208
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−06:00
Postal code
30504

HistoryEdit

Santa Cruz was created on 14 February 1920 by Decreto 28. Segregated from Alvarado canton.[2]

GeographyEdit

Santa Cruz has an area of 124.94 km²[3] and an elevation of 1,475 metres.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
19271,644
19502,40546.3%
19633,19332.8%
19732,492−22.0%
19842,6596.7%
20003,42128.7%
20113,208−6.2%

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

For the 2011 census, Santa Cruz had a population of 3,208 inhabitants. [6]

TransportationEdit

Road transportationEdit

The district is covered by the following road routes:

EconomyEdit

TourismEdit

The Guayabo National Monument is located between this district and Santa Teresita district, both in Turrialba canton.[7]

Dairy farmsEdit

The Turrialba cheese is originally from and produced 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. ^ a b 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. ^ "Guayabo National Monument". SINAC. Retrieved 13 November 2020.