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Discover Cartago in Costa Rica
Cartago in the region of Cartago with its 26,594 habitants is a town located in Costa Rica - some 12 mi or ( 20 km ) East of San José , the country's capital .
Local time in Cartago is now 12:00 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Costa Rica " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, León, Chinandega, and San Rafael Arriba. When in this area, you might want to check out Masaya . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Cartago ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Cartago, Costa Rica #3 Cartago
Here David takes us on a drive thru of the city of Cartago. This Latin American city served as the capital of Costa Rica from 1563 until 1823 and it is Costa Rica's oldest Spanish settlement. On this ..
Cartago, Costa Rica #17 Basilica de Nuestra Senora de los Angeles
While visiting Costa Rica's historic capital of Cartago, David makes a pilgrimage to the Basilica De Nuestra Señora De Los Angeles. One of the Catholic holy places of Latin America, built in 1639 abov ..
Virgen de los angeles,patrona de Costa Rica. Our Lady of the Angels, patroness of Costa Rica
Esta es la tradicional salida de la catedral de cartago, de regreso a la basilica una tradicion muy cartaginesa que se realiza el primer domingo de septiembre despues de estar un mes en el lado oeste ..
Riding a Subaru Leone RX II 1987
Riding a Subaru Leone RX II 1987, Cartago city, Costa Rica ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Basílica)
The Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Our Lady of the Angels Basilica) is a Roman Catholic basilica in Costa Rica, located in the city of Cartago and dedicated to the Virgen de los Pardos, officially known as Virgen de los Ángeles (the Lady of the Angels). The basilica was built in 1639 and was partially destroyed by an earthquake. The basilica has since been restored and constitutes a unique mix of colonial architecture as well as 19th century Byzantine style.
Located at 9.86 -83.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Estadio José Rafael Fello Meza Ivankovich
Estadio Jose Rafael "Fello" Meza Ivankovich is a multi-use stadium in Cartago, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of C.S. Cartaginés. The stadium holds 13,500 people and was built in 1949.
Located at 9.86 -83.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Oreamuno is the name of the seventh canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 202.31 km², and has a population of 41,584. The capital city of the canton is San Rafael. The canton extends from its suburban capital city of San Rafael northward into the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range). Irazú Volcano looms large in the northern reaches of the canton. The canton of Oreamuno is subdivided into 5 distritos (districts).
Located at 9.87 -83.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Cartago is the name of the first canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 287.77 square kilometres, and has a population of 140,686 (estimate as of 2003). The city of Cartago is the capital city of the canton, and although, the provincial capital of province of Cartago.
Located at 9.85 -83.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
El Guarco (canton)
El Guarco is the name of the eighth canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 167.69 square kilometres, and has a population of 36,291 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is El Tejar. El Guarco is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range). The Carretera Interamericana delineates the canton's lengthy southwestern border.
Located at 9.85 -83.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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