GUADALUPE & MORAVIA

GUADALUPE & MORAVIA

Goicoechea is the eighth canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 31.5 km2, and has a population of 124,704. The capital city of the canton is Guadalupe. The elongated canton snakes its way through the suburban areas just north of San José Centro, climbing steadily into the Cordillera Central  until it reaches it eastern limit between the Río Durazno and the Río Tiribí.

 

Moravia is the 14th canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 28.62 km², and had a total population of 56,919 people at the 2011 Census. The capital city of the canton is San Vicente. The elongated canton begins in the northern suburbs of the national capital city of San José and continues northeast toward the Cordillera Central. The Virilla, Pará, and Blanco rivers on the north and west, and the Quebrada Azul and Macho rivers on the southeast, partially delineate the boundaries of the canton. Other rivers in Moravia include Quebrada Barreal, Quebrada Lajas, Quebrada San Francisco, Quebrada Tornillal, Quebrada Yerbabuena, Río Acequia, Río Agrá, Río Hondura, Río Ipís, Río Pará Grande, Río Paracito, and Río Zurquí. Mountain peaks in the area include Zurquí, Vargas, and Trina.