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Valverde Vega

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Valverde Vega

Escudo of the Province of Alajuela Canton No. 12:  Valverde Vega
Capital:  Sarchí Norte City
Km from Sarchí Norte to San José:  53 km
Size:  120.25 km2
Founded:  1949

Districts

Valverde Vega, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton District 1:  Sarchí Norte City
District 2:  Sarchí Sur
District 3:  Toro Amarillo
District 4:  San Pedro
District 5:  Rodríguez

History

Valverde Vega, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The canton was founded in 1949. Sarchí was made the canton seat in 1963.

General Description

Valverde Vega, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The area is drained into the Caribbean basin by the Sarapiquí River and into the Pacific by the Tárcoles River. Coffee and sugar cane are important to the local economy. The arts and crafts are internationally famous and employs 60% of the population. Here you can find handmade furniture and wood crafts as well as hand painted ox carts.

Places of Interest

Valverde Vega, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

Hundreds of tourists arrive each day, especially in Sarchí. Within the canton's jurisdiction are forest preserves and the Póas Volcano National Park.

Climate

Valverde Vega, Alajuela Costa Rica Canton

The average temperature is 20 degrees celcius.

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