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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Puntarenas is a mid-size place in the region of Puntarenas in Costa Rica with a population of approximately 35,650 people and is one of the largest places in Costa Rica. Find all facts and information about Puntarenas.

Facts and figures on Puntarenas at a glance

Name: Puntarenas (Puntarenas)
Status: Mid-size place and regional capital
Population: 35,650 people
Region name (Level 2): Canton Central de Puntarenas
Region name (Level 1): Puntarenas
Country: Costa Rica
Continent: North America

Puntarenas is located in the region of Puntarenas and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Puntarenas to Costa Rica's capital San Jose (San José) is approximately 83 km / 52 mi (as the crow flies).

Maybe also interesting: Distances from Puntarenas to the largest places in Costa Rica.

Facts and figures about Puntarenas
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Puntarenas PuntarenasMid-size place / Regional capital35,650 peoplePuntarenas Provincia de Puntarenas

Map of Puntarenas

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Information on Puntarenas

Information on Puntarenas
Place nameRegion name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Puntarenas PuntarenasCanton Central de Puntarenas Cantón Central de PuntarenasPuntarenas Provincia de PuntarenasCosta RicaNorth America

Time in Puntarenas

Time in Puntarenas
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 10:33pmNoFri, 17 Nov 2017 - 10:33pmUTC -6.0America/Costa_Rica

Geographic coordinates of Puntarenas

Latitude & Longitude of Puntarenas
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map9°58'34.5"N (9.9762500°)84°50'18.1"W (-84.8383600°)

Distances from Puntarenas

Distances from Puntarenas
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
1,105 km north of the equator9,270 km west of the prime meridianDistances from Puntarenas

Places around Puntarenas

4 places found within 5 km around Puntarenas. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Puntarenas
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Barrio El Carmen Barrio El Carmen-0.9 km 0.6 mishow
Barrio Las Playitas, Puntaneras Barrio Las Playitas, Puntaneras-1.4 km 0.8 mishow
Hacienda Puerto Alto Hacienda Puerto Alto-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Puerto Escondido Puerto Escondido-4.5 km 2.8 mishow

Airports around Puntarenas

1 airport found within 15 km around Puntarenas. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Puntarenas
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Puntarenas Chacarita Airport Puntarenas Chacarita AirportJAP, MRCH7.2 km 4.5 mishow

External sources of information on Puntarenas

Puntarenas on Wikipedia