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San Joaquin Destination Guide

Explore San Joaquin in Costa Rica.

San Joaquin in the region of Heredia is a town in Costa Rica - some 7 mi (or 11 km) North-West of San José, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of San Joaquin in Costa Rica

Current time in San Joaquin is now 11:36 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Costa Rica" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: San Francisco, Rivas, Matagalpa, Masaya, Managua or David. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 68 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 39%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 926.7 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 25th of November 2017
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Sunday, 26th of November 2017
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Monday, 27th of November 2017
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)


Speed view of mixed media illustration (...

06:10 min ( June 14, 2010 by Oscar Blanco)
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NEWS: The show was a complete success, it is currently decorating the main pedestrian boulevard in our capital city of San Jose. This page has all the participating illustrations: The...

HP AFZ office

00:29 min ( June 12, 2008 by michalk00)
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Hewlett-Packard office at America Free Zone, Heredia, Costa Rica

Dj John Scholt @ Sandra Collins concert ...

00:56 min ( September 28, 2008 by oscar flores)
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Coke Zero presents Sandra Collins & George Acosta n Costa Rica 2008 @ Real Cariari Torre Geko

Test Drive Honda City 2011

01:16 min ( May 15, 2011 by Frank Bruce)
Views: 50,082 - Rating: 3.31579/5

Trying to buy a new car, I have zoom to three different models, this is the test drive for the first of the cars I'm thinking in acquiring

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in San Joaquin during the next days.


Everything Is Mama Storytime

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Foodie Tour - Chef's Twist (Cocina Costarricense Contemporánea)

Beginning: 11:30 am (11:30).
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Congreso Internacional Sobre Acceso A La Justicia

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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FICTICIO:Uso De Apps En Orientación Vocacional Para Colegas Del MEP

Beginning: 01:30 pm (13:30).
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St. Joseph Catholic School Holiday Bookfair

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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The Polar Express Storytime

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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ReenfocArte - Alcanza Tus Metas 2018

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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Educator Holiday Shopping Event

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Storytime

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


Barva is a small city and canton in Costa Rica, located 3 km north of Heredia. It was named in honor of Barvak, an indigenous chief who ruled the area before the arrival of the Spanish. It is divided into six political districts: Barva, Santa Lucía, San José de la Montaña, San Pedro, San Roque, and Puente Salas. The city is known for having a nice mix of rural and metropolitan landscape. The patron saint of the town is Saint Bartholomew.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

National University of Costa Rica

National University of Costa Rica in Heredia is one of five public universities in the country. In Spanish, it is called Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica. Over 12,000 students study at its main campus. In addition to undergraduate programs, it offers 16 Masters of Art degrees and is strong in ecology and education related coursework.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Universities in Costa Rica


Alajuela is the second largest city in Costa Rica after the capital, San José. It is also the capital of the namesake province. Because of its location in the Costa Rican Central Valley, Alajuela is nowadays englobed in the conurbation of Great Metropolitan Area (GAM). The city is the birthplace of Juan Santamaría, the national hero of Costa Rica and the figure who gives the name to the country's main international airport, which is located south of Alajuela downtown.

More reading: Alajuela homepage
Located at 10, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Alajuela, Populated places in Costa Rica

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto - Scotiabank is a football stadium in El Llano neighborhood of Alajuela, Costa Rica which is the home of Liga Deportiva Alajuelense. The stadium holds 17,895 people. Named under Alejandro Morera Soto, known as "El Mago del Balon", notable former player of LD Alajuelense, FC Barcelona and Hércules CF.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Costa Rica, Multi-purpose stadiums in Costa Rica

Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Santa Ana is a city in the Central District of Santa Ana, Santa Ana Canton, San José Province, Costa Rica. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|56|N|84|11|W|region:CR-SJ_type:city(34507) || |primary |name= }}. The city acts as seat to the municipal government of the Santa Ana Canton. Since the Central District is mostly comprised by the city of Santa Ana, they are often treated interchangeably.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

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