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Grecia

Escudo of the Province of Alajuela Canton No. 3:  Grecia
Capital:  Grecia City
Km from Grecia to San José:  43 km
Size:  395.72 km2
Founded:  1828

Districts

Grecia, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton District 1:  Grecia City
District 2:  San Isidro
District 3:  San Roque
District 4:  Tacares
District 5:  Río Cuarto
District 6:  Puente de Piedra
District 7:  San José
District 8:  Bolívar ángeles

History

Grecia, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The town was settled by people from Alajuela, San José and Heredia. The church is a tourist attraction and was constucted of irom imported from Belgium in 1897, and the alter is made of solid marble.

General Description

Grecia, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The land is drained by the Sarchí, Agualote, Poró and Rosales Rivers which descend from the Póas Volcano. The canton grows coffee, corn, beans and vegetables, but it was the sugarcane that contributed most to the region's prosperity.

Places of Interest

Grecia, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

Grecia is 18km from Alajuela and is connected to it and the cantons of San Ramón, Naranjo, and Atenas by good paved roads. The Juan Castro Blanco Forest Preserve can be found there.

Climate

Grecia, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The climate is always pleasant and with average temperatures of 24 degrees celsius.

The Cantones of Alajuela

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