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Hojancha

Escudo of the province Guanacaste Canton No. 11:  Hojancha
Capital:  Hojancha
Size:  261.42 km2
Founded:  No, 4887, 2/11/1971
Km from Hojancha to San José:  314 km

Districts

Hojancha, Canton of Guanacaste Province District 1:  Hojancha City
District 2:  Monteroma, Villa
District 3:  Puerto Carrillo, Villa
District 4:  Huacas, Villa

History

Hojancha, Canton of Guanacaste Province

The canton gets its name from a tree the natives called ¨wide leaf¨ (¨hoja ancha¨). It was first settled by inhabitants of San Ramon, Atenas and Palmares and was declared a canton in 1971.

Economy

Hojancha, Canton of Guanacaste Province

The most important agricultural activities are sorghum, rice, corn, beans, honey, fruit and cattle.

Hydrography and Climate

Hojancha, Canton of Guanacaste Province

The area is drained by the rivers Oro, Nosara, Blanco, Iguanita, Camaron, Cacao and Martina. The average temperature is between 26 and 27 degrees Celsius.

Interesting Sites

Hojancha, Canton of Guanacaste Province

It has a small coastal zone on which is Carrillo Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Also in this canton is the Chorotega Indian Reserve of Matambu.

The Cantones of Guanacaste

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