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Pérez Zeledón

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Pérez Zeledón

Escudo de la Provincia San José Canton No. 19:  Pérez Zeledon
Capital:  San Isidro
Km from San Isidro de El General to San José:  136 km
Size:  1,905,51 km2
Founded:  1931

Districts

Perez Zeledón, Canton de San JoséCosta Rica District 1:  San Isidro de El General City
District 2:  General, General Viejo
District 3:  Daniel Flores
District 4:  Rivas
District 5:  San Pedro
District 6:  Platanares
District 7:  Pejibaye
District 8:  Cajón (Carmen)
District 9:  Barú
District 10:  Río Nuevo
District 11:  Páramo

History

Perez Zeledón, Canton de San JoséCosta Rica

The area was inhabited by Brunca Indians when the first Spanish arrived in 1600.

General Description

Perez Zeledón, Canton de San JoséCosta Rica

The Inter-American (Pan-American) Highway passed through this, the largest canton in the San José Province. The main economic activities involve coffee, beans, corn, tobacco, fruit trees and livestock. The canton is drained by the watershed of the Río Grande de Térraba and the watershed of rivers Savegre and Barú.

Interesting Sites

Perez Zeledón, Canton de San JoséCosta Rica

The main tourist attractions are around the foothills of the Talamanca mountains - especially the Cerro de la Muerte (Buena Vista) and Chirripó National Park which is over 3,000 meters high.

Climate

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Its average temperature is a pleasant 20 degrees C (68 F) , but freezing temperatures are found higher up in the mountains.

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