Santa Teresita District

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

Santa Teresita
Santa Teresita district
Santa Teresita district location in Costa Rica
Santa Teresita district location in Costa Rica
Santa Teresita
Santa Teresita district location in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°59′10″N 83°40′16″W / 9.986014°N 83.6709824°W / 9.986014; -83.6709824Coordinates: 9°59′10″N 83°40′16″W / 9.986014°N 83.6709824°W / 9.986014; -83.6709824
Country Costa Rica
ProvinceCartago
CantonTurrialba
Creation11 June 1968
Area
 • Total60 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
480 m (1,570 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,744
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−06:00
Postal code
30505

HistoryEdit

Santa Teresita was created on 11 June 1968 by Decreto Ejecutivo 20. Segregated from Peralta.[2]

GeographyEdit

Santa Teresita has an area of 60 km²[3] and an elevation of 480 metres.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
19732,894
19843,83532.5%
20005,09532.9%
20114,744−6.9%

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

For the 2011 census, Santa Teresita had a population of 4,744 inhabitants. [6]

TransportationEdit

Road transportationEdit

The district is covered by the following road routes:

TourismEdit

The Guayabo National Monument is located between this district and Santa Cruz district, both in Turrialba canton.[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. ^ 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.