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Horquetas is the name of the district number 3 of the canton of Sarapiquí, which in turn belongs to the province of Heredia in Costa Rica.LocationIt is located in the northern region of the country and borders the neighborhoods of Puerto Viejo to the north, Varablanca de Heredia to the south and La Virgen to the west. While to the east it borders with the province of Limón.Its head, the village of Horquetas, is 16.9 km (16 minutes) to the SE of Puerto Viejo city and 68.5 km (1 hour and 14 minutes) to the NE of San José city, the capital of the nation. Another important and slightly larger village is Rio Frio, which is about 8.5 km to the west (12 minutes).GeographyHorquetas has an area of 566.44 km², making it the largest district in the canton by area.It presents a mountainous territory in its southwest zone, whereas in direction north and east, the land descends and ends in the plains of Sarapiquí.DemographyThe district has 24,331 inhabitants. It is the most populated of the canton, ahead even of Puerto Viejo y La Virgen.The district's 37 population centers are:Horquetas (head of the district)BambuzalCerro Negro (parte)Colonia BambúColonia ColegioColonia EsperanzaColonia HuetarColonia NazarethColonia VictoriaColonia VillalobosCubujuquíChiripaFátimaFinca AguaFinca Zona SieteFinca Zona OchoFinca Zona DiezFinca Zona OnceIslaIsla GrandeIsla de IsraelLa ConquistaLa ChávezLas FlaminiasLa Vuelta RamblaPedernalesPlataneraRío Frío (the biggest village)San BernardinoSan LuisSanta ClaraTapa VientoTicaríTigreVilla IsabelVilla Nueva
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