VASQUEZ DE CORONADO

VASQUEZ DE CORONADO

Vásquez de Coronado, also spelled Vázquez de Coronado and commonly known as Coronado, is the 11th canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 222.20 km², and has a population of 59,113. The capital city of the canton is San Isidro. Río Sucio in Braulio Carrillo National Park. The canton of the highlands rises out of the suburbs of San José to encompass a major portion of the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) and Braulio Carrillo National Park. The Río Sucio (Dirty River) forms the western boundary of the canton, while the Río Macho, Río Zurquí and Río Patria establish the canton’s limits to the east. The northern tip of the canton is marked by the confluence of the Sucio and Patria rivers.