Parrita is the canton number 9 of the Province of Puntarenas, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is located in the Central Pacific region. It has an area of 478.79 square kilometers and is the last Costa Rican canton with the particularity of being a single district. It borders on the east with Quepos, north Puriscal, Acosta and Aserrí, with Tarrazú northeast, and northwest with Turrubares, to the south by the Pacific Ocean, and west by Garabito. It was founded on July 5, 1971. Its head is the city of Parrita.
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Canton's economy depends on agricultural production, ...