Map of Costa Rica Provinces

You can easily create a map of Costa Rica provinces using Mapline. The name of this Central American country literally means “rich coast.” True to its name, Costa Rica is rich in natural resources especially its fertile land which makes agriculture the major industry. It shares its borders with Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador.

Using Mapline, you can easily create a map of Costa Rica provinces. Costa Rica is divided into 7 provinces which are further divided into 81 cantons and sub-divided into 473 districts. The provinces are:

  • Alajuela – composed of 15 cantons divided into 111 districts
  • Cartago – one of the smallest province with 8 cantons
  • Guanacaste – the most sparsely populated province subdivided into 11 cantons
  • Heredia – with 10 cantons and 47 districts
  • Limón – the most culturally diverse province with 6 cantons
  • Puntarenas -with 11 cantons plus an island called Isla del Coco
  • San José – the provincial capital with 20 cantons
Map of Costa Rica Provinces

Steps to Create a Map of Costa Rica Provinces

  1. Create a Mapline account and login.
  2. Click the orange “Add New Items” button.
  3. Select “New Map” on the drop down arrow.
  4. Give your map a name and click “OK.”
  5. Click the “Add” button from the left sidebar.
  6. Select the “Territories” option.
  7. Click “From Mapline’s Repository.”
  8. From the “Territories” select “Costa Rica Provinces.”
  9. Select how you want your boundaries to be colored in “Fill Color” (Random Colors, Uniform Color, Dynamic heat map colors, or Custom colors from spreadsheet).
  10. Click “OK.”
That’s how easy it is to create a map of Costa Rica provinces! Once you have your map, you can create a map of Excel spreadsheet locations to overlay on top. Mapline also makes it simple to see summary information about the locations inside each province just by clicking on them! Sign up now to create a map of Costa Rica provinces.