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San Ramón

Escudo of the Province of Alajuela Canton No. 2:  San Ramón
Capital:  San Ramón
Km from San Ramón to San José:  66 km
Size:  990.63 km2
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Districts

San Ramón, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton District 1:  San Ramón
District 2:  Santiago
District 3:  San Juan
District 4:  Piedades Norte
District 5:  Piedades Sur
District 6:  San Rafael
District 7:  San Isidro
District 8:  ángeles
District 9:  Alfaro
District 10:  Volio
District 11:  Concepción
District 12:  Zapotal
District 13:  Peñas Blancas

History

San Ramón, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The central urban area of San Ramón follows the pre-colonial Spanish town planning of blocks of 100 yards divided into lots 50x50 yards and streets spaced 20 yards apart. The first settlers arrived from the cantons of Belén, Alajuela and San José in 1840.

General Description

San Ramón, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

San Ramón is generally hilly. It is drained by the Barranca, Río Grande de Tárcoles, Jesús María and Abangares Rivers. It produces excellent coffee, corn, beans, potatoes, tobacco, sugarcane, vegetables, Ca ñ a India and beef.

Places of Interest

San Ramón, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

San Ramón’s principle roads include highways to Atenas and Naranjo (which links San Ramon with Grecia and Alajuela. San Ramon is about halfway between San José and Puntarenas on the Inter-American Highway. The canton has one of the richest forest reserves in Costa Rica. Its parish church building is noteworthy due to its architecture (concrete formed over a steel structure built by Krupp of Germany).

Climate

San Ramón, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The town of San Ramón is at 1,052 meters above sea level and then temperature of the canton ranges from 19 to 21 degrees Celsius.

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