Puntarenas

Puntarenas

Puntarenas -
Costa Rica Southern Pacific
Puntarenas

Province Area: 4, 351.6 mi2
Population: 358, 137
Population density: 82.3 per square mile

Main City : Puntarenas
Places to Visit / Attractions :
Playas / Beaches : Puntarenas, Doña Ana, Jacó, Esterillos (surf)
Museo Histórico Marino de la Ciudad de Puntarenas (Marine Historical Museum)
Museo Comunitario Indígena de Boruca (Indigenous Museum)
Museo Comunitario Indígena de Térraba (Indigenous Museum)
Islas en el Golfo / Gulf Islands
Reserva Biológica Privada Monteverde (Private Biological Reserve) (Puntarenas, Alajuela, Limón)
Parque Nacional de las Playas de Manuel Antonio (Beaches and National Park)
Parque Iguana, Orotina / Iguana Park
Refugio Silvestre Peñas Blancas (Wildlife Refuge)
Parque Nacional Isla del Coco / National Park Cocos Island
Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curú (Wildlife Refuge)
Reservas Biológicas de Guayabo, Negritos, de los Pájaros, Isla del Caño> (Biological Reserves, Islands)
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena (National Marine Park)
Parque Nacional de Corcovado (National Park)
Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito (Wildlife Refuge)
Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco (Natural Reserve)
Jardín Botánico Las Cruces (Botanical Gardens)
Reserva Biológica Privada Marenco (Private Biological Reserve)
Parque Nacional Carara / Carara National Park
Museo Histórico Marino de la Ciudad de Puntarenas (Marine Historical Museum)
Puntarenas
Geography and Meteorology:
Elevation: 13 feet
Average Temperature: 80.7°F
Annual Rainfall: 59 - 83 inches
Costa Rica Puntarenas 2024
Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 47 km southeast of Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Sunday, Jul 7, 2024, at 06:04 pm (Costa Rica time) VolcanoDiscovery
Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km south of Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on Monday, Jul 8, 2024, at 07:30 am (Costa Rica time) VolcanoDiscovery
With CABEI's support, construction and equipment of the new Puntarenas hospital in Costa Rica is 85% complete. Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE)
Taller Puertorriqueño exhibit considers Chinese migration to Costa Rica WHYY