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Limón Pococí Siquirres Talamanca Matina Guácimo

Some Facts

Escudo of the province Limón Canton No. 3:  Siquirres
Capital:  Siquirres City
Km from Siquirres to San José:  111 km
Size:  860.19 km2
Habitants 1999:  47,000
Founded:  1911

Districts

Siquirres, Canton of Limón Costa Rica District 1:  Siquirres City
District 2:  Pacuarito
District 3:  Florida
District 4:  Germania
District 5:  Cairo
District 6:  La Alegría

History

Siquirres, Canton of Limón Costa Rica

The name of the canton is derived from the Indian Word meaning reddish colored.

General Description

Siquirres, Canton of Limón Costa Rica

The area is drained by the rivers Reventazón, Parismina, Pacuare, Madre de Dios and Matina. Agricultura products include banana, cacao, corn, coconut, plantain, rice, cassava, soursop, macadamia, nuts, pasión fruit and ginger. Fishing and cattle are also important.

Interesting Sites

Siquirres, Canton of Limón Costa Rica

Areas of interest to tourists include the Pacuare Tourist Center, Barra del Parismina, Barra del Pacuare and Laguna Madre de Dios.

Climate

Siquirres, Canton of Limón Costa Rica

The climate is warm, wet and with temperatures between 25 and 26 Degrees Celcius.

Cantons of Limón

Map of Cantones of the Province Limón




Pococí Canton of the Province of Limón Guácimo, Canton of the Province of Limón Costa Rica Siquirres, Canton of the Province of Limón Costa Rica Matina, Canton of the Province of Limón Costa Rica Limón, Canton of the Province of Limón Costa Rica Talamanca, Canton of the Province of Limón Costa Rica