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Puntarenas
City
Images, from top down, left to right: the Port Laborer Monument, Tourists Pass Avenue, The Cathedral within Central Park, Coral Princess docked at Puntarenas' Port, docked fishing boats, Puntarenas Pier.
Flag of Puntarenas
Coat of arms of Puntarenas
Nickname(s): 
La Perla del Pacífico
"The Pacific Pearl"
Puntarenas and surrounding area
Puntarenas and surrounding area
Puntarenas is located in Costa Rica
Puntarenas
Puntarenas
Location of Puntarenas within Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°58′N 84°50′W / 9.967°N 84.833°W / 9.967; -84.833
CountryCosta Rica
ProvincePuntarenas
CantonPuntarenas
DistrictsPuntarenas, Chacarita, El Roble
Creation17 September 1858
Area
 • Total47.46 km2 (18.32 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total41,528
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Puntarenense
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
Postal code
60101, 60112, 60115
Area code+ 506
ClimateAw
Website[1](in Spanish)

Puntarenas (Spanish pronunciation: [puntaˈɾenas]) is a city in the Puntarenas Province, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. As the seat of the Municipality of Puntarenas canton, it is awarded the title of city, which comprises the Puntarenas, Chacarita and El Roble districts.[1][2] As the city of the first canton of the province, it is the capital city of the Puntarenas Province as well, according to the Administrative divisions of Costa Rica.

  1. ^ "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. ^ 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.

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