Montes de Oro (canton)
|Montes de Oro|
Location of Montes de Oro Canton in Puntarenas Province
|• Total||244,76 km2 (9,450 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2013)|
|• Density||0.54/km2 (1.4/sq mi)|
The mountainous canton lies in the Cordillera de Tilarán northeast of the city of Puntarenas. It is limited on the north by the Río Aranjuez. The Río San Miguel and Río Tiacinto delineate the southern boundary.
The canton of Montes de Oro is subdivided into three districts (distritos):
The canton was created by law on July 17, 1915.
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