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Santa Bárbara

Escudo of the province Heredia Canton No. 4:  Santa Bárbara
Capital:  Santa Bárbara
Km from Santa Bárbara to San José:  18 km
Size:  53.21 km2
Founded:  1882

Districts

Santa Bárbara, Canton of the province Heredia District 1:  Santa Bárbara City
District 2:  San Pedro
District 3:  San Juan
District 4:  Jesús
District 5:  Santo Domingo
District 6:  Purabá, Zentillal

History

Santa Bárbara, Canton of the province Heredia

The popular version of the name´s origin is that a Franciscan monk gave a citizen named Bárbara an image of Saint Barbara which she used to make an alter in her house.

General Description

Santa Bárbara, Canton of the province Heredia

The area is drained by the rivers La Cruz, Rosales, Ciruelas and Protrerillos. Coffee, sugarcane and vegetables are the principal products.

Interesting Sites

Santa Bárbara, Canton of the province Heredia

Part of the canton pertain to the Greater Metropolitan Area, but 17% of Santa Bárbara is dedicated to the Cordillera Volcánica Central Forest Reserve.

Climate

Santa Bárbara, Canton of the province Heredia

It has an average temperature of 20-22 Degrees Celsius.

The Cantons of Heredia

Map of Cantones of the Province Heredia

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