Promote your business in your town. Call a Promoter now!
Find everything in your Town, Village or Beach
Information A-Z  More  Home

Heredia City and Canton

Español   Deutsch
Back to Province of Heredia
Back to Provinces of Costa Rica
Heredia Barva Santo Domingo Santa Barbara San Rafael
San Isidro Belén Flores San Pablo Sarapiquí

Heredia

Escudo of the province Heredia Canton No. 1:  Heredia
Capital:  Heredia
Km from Heredia to San José:  11 km
Size:  282.60 km2
Founded:  1848

Districts

Herredia City, Canton of the province Heredia District 1:  Heredia City
District 2:  Mercedes ( Mercedes Norte)
District 3:  San Francisco
District 4:  Ulloa ( Barrial)
District 5:  Vara Blanca

History

Herredia City, Canton of the province Heredia

Born in the Valley of Barva the orignally called villa Cubujuquí later Heredia grew big enough to get their beautiful church. In 1824 it became city, province and canton.

General Description

Herredia City, Canton of the province Heredia

Situated in the central valley and the great planes, Heredia is the smallest Province of Costa Rica. There are lots of coffee farms and other plantaions in this fertile land. Up in the mountains at 1900m you'll find dairy- and other farms as well as mountain hotels.

Interesting Sites

Herredia City, Canton of the province Heredia

The main attraction of Heredia seems to be their Church and plaza. At small distances you'll find Ojo de Agua a bathing spring adn going up, into the mountains, you'll find the best views over the central valley. Most of the canton is part of the Greater Metropolitan Area. It has the Nacional Food Distribution Center (CENADA) and the central campus of the Nacional University (UNA). Part of Braulio Carrillo Nacional Park and Cordillera Volcánica Central Forest Reserve are found here.

Climate

Herredia City, Canton of the province Heredia

The climate is pleasant, specially in the summer season; the average temperatures are 22 degrees Celsius and in the summer slightly higher. Heredia lies at 1150 meters above see-level, Mercedes 1130m, San Francisco 1124m, Ulloa 1103m, Varablanca 1804m.

The Cantons of Heredia

Map of Cantones of the Province Heredia

Find everything in your Town, Village or Beach
Information A-Z  More  Home



Sarapiquí, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Heredia, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Santa Barbara, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Barva, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica San Rafael, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica San Isidro, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Belén, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Flores, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Heredia, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica San Pablo, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica Santo Domingo, Canton of the Province Heredia, Costa Rica