Oreamuno is the 7th canton of the province of Cartago, Costa Rica. Its city head is San Rafael, united to the metropolitan area of the city of Cartago of which as soon as it separates a kilometer of distance, towards the northeast. The canton is located at the foot of the Irazú Volcano. Its economic activity is basically agricultural, with the sowing and commercialization of vegetables. Such as potatoes, onions, carrots, yuccas and lettuce, among others. With an elongated and irregular shape, Oreamuno measures 202.31 km². According to the 2011 National Census, the population of the canton was 45,473 inhabitants, of which 1.4% were born abroad.
The same census highlights that there were 11,232 occupied dwellings, of which, 76.7% were in good condition and there were problems of overcrowding in 4.0% of the dwellings.87.5% of its inhabitants lived in urban areas. Among other data, the level of literacy in the canton is 97.7%, with an average schooling of 8.1 years. The same census details that the economically active population is distributed as follows: Primary Sector: 20.1%. Secondary Sector: 20.4%. Tertiary Sector: 59.5%.