Guanacaste is an area of Costa Rica situated in the northwestern district of the nation, along the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean. It outskirts Nicaragua toward the north, Alajuela Province toward the east, and Puntarenas Province toward the southeast. It is the most meagerly populated of the considerable number of regions of Costa Rica. The region covers a region of 10,141 km2 and starting at 2010, had a populace of 354,154. Before the Spanish arrived, this domain was possessed by Chorotega Indians from the towns of Zapati, Nacaome, Paro, Cangel, Nicopasaya, Pocosi, Diria, Papagayo, Namiapi and Orosi.
The Corobicies lived on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Nicoya and the Nahuas or Aztecan in the zone of Bagaces. The principal church was worked out of grass in Nicoya in the seventeenth century. In the eighteenth century a few neighbors of Rivas set up their homes and cows cultivates in the northern piece of the Nicoya Peninsula at junction that associated the towns of Bagaces, Nicoya and Rivas. The place was sanctified through water after a well known Guanacaste tree that develops in the area.
The area has a financial and social legacy dependent on meat dairy cattle farming. The greater part of the zone is secured by little fixes of timberland, dispersed trees and vast fields of coarse grasses where Brahman steers and related breeds eat. Generally, the primary wellspring of salary of Guanacaste was cows farming. Cows farming is declining in Guanacaste because of a universal drop in the interest for hamburger. Numerous fields are normally returning to dry backwoods or are being changed over to tree manors.