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Nandayure

Escudo of the province Guanacaste Canton No. 9:  Nandayure
Capital:  Carmona
Size:  565.59 km2
Founded:  No. 2826, 15/10/1961
Km from Carmona to San José:  329 km

Districts

Nandayure, Canton of Guanacaste Province District 1:  Carmona City
District 2:  Santa Rita, Villa
District 3:  Zapotal, Villa
District 4:  San Pablo, Villa
District 5:  Porvenir, Villa
District 6:  Bejuco, Villa

History

Nandayure, Canton of Guanacaste Province

The canton was created in 1961 in the Territory that was called Colonia Carmona. Nandayure was first settled in 1910 by a colony of farmers from Atenas, San Ramon and Palmares. The name ¨Nandayure¨ comes from a popular local legend.

Economy

Nandayure, Canton of Guanacaste Province

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

Hydrography and Climate

Nandayure, Canton of Guanacaste Province

The area is drained by the rivers Sapoa, Sabalo, Cañita, Mena, Orosi, Sardina, Cañas, Las Haciendas, Tempisque and Costa Norte. The climate is warm.

Interesting Sites

Nandayure, Canton of Guanacaste Province

There is very good tourist potential here that has not been tapped. The canton has several of the best beaches on the coast including San Miguel, Coyote, Caletas, Comosalito, and La Isla. It also has a marshland that forms part of the Gulf of Nicoya.

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