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Palmares is the name of a canton in the province of Alajuela
in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 38.06 km², and has a
population of 31,608. The capital city of the canton is also
The canton encompasses a circular area with the city of Palmares at its center. The Montes de Aguacate (Avocado Mountains) establish the boundary on the canton's southwestern edge and the Río Grande delineates the boundary on its north and northeast sides.
The canton of Palmares is subdivided into 7 distritos (districts).
Granja" - from Wikipedia :< >.
The flag (very small image) can be seen on canton's website.
Sources: wikipedia, canton's website.
Valentin Poposki, 8 April 2009
image contributed by Fred Drews, 23 March 2006