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Explore Los Santos in Costa Rica

Los Santos in the region of Cartago is a town in Costa Rica - some 17 mi or ( 28 km ) South-East of San José , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Los Santos is now 04:28 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Costa Rica " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Managua, León, Chinandega, Troya, and Tres Rios. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Managua . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Los Santos ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Wild Costa Rica

6:16 min by FotoBiota
Views: 3877 Rating: 5.00

We chose Costa Rica as our honeymoon destination in 2010 because of its highly developed network of protected areas totaling about 25% of country's land. This video clip is dedicated to the efforts of ..

Mission Costa Rica: Children of Orosi Valley

8:53 min by Lori Bee
Views: 1235 Rating: 5.00

Threshold Church of Matthews,NC sponsors short term Mission Trip in December of 2007, to the Orosi Valley of Costa Rica. Festiva La Navidad held for children of the Valley, as well as on Outreach Day ..


Costa Rica part one

7:44 min by Harry Douglas
Views: 864 Rating: 5.00

Vacationed in Costa Rica for 11 days, a place of incredible natural beauty. Tico's y Tica's are awesome folks. Spoke to many expats and wondered why the hell am I going home... props to D'Angelo & mic ..

Orosi, Province of Cartago, Costa Rica and surroundings traveler photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

2:23 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW
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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Tour of Orosi, Costa Rica created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor™ company) TripAdvisor™ TripWow Slideshow of Orosi by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Orosi, ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Orosí

Orosi is a town in the Cartago Province in Costa Rica, about 35 kilometers south of the capital San José. Orosi is situated on the Reventazón River in the Orosi Valley. The cultivation of coffee is the leading industry in the area. Orosi has a population of approximately 4,600 and has the oldest Catholic church still in use in Costa Rica. The church, Iglesia de San Jose de Orosi, was built in 1743 during the Colony.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.80 -83.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Costa Rica

Paraíso (canton)

Paraíso is the name of the second canton in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 411.91 square kilometres, and has a population of 55,923 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is also called Paraíso. Paraíso is an elongated canton that stretches southeast from its capital city to encompass a swatch of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range).

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Located at 9.83 -83.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Cantons of Costa Rica, Cartago Province

Santa Lucía de Paraíso

Santa Lucía is the youngest of the districts of Paraíso, Costa Rica. It started as a "precario" in the mid eighties, that is a piece of land that was invaded by homeless people who built makeshift houses until the land was granted to them by the government so that they became the owners of the properties. The population grew so rapidly that in less than 20 years, and even if its size is just a couple of miles long, it was declared a new district.

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Located at 9.83 -83.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Populated places in Costa Rica

Lake Cachí

Lake Cachi (Spanish: Lago de Cachí) is an artificial lake in central Costa Rica created by the Cachí Dam (Represa de Cach), an arch dam which is located in Tapantí National Park, to the southeast of Cartago in Cartago Province. The main town is Cachí, located away from the east bank of the lake. Built in the 1970s, it was one of the first hydroelectric projects in Costa Rica. It has an installed capacity of 102 MW with three units of 34 MW capacity each (Vertical Francis turbines).

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Located at 9.83 -83.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Cartago Province, Dams in Costa Rica, Reservoirs in Costa Rica

Cartago (canton)

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.

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Located at 9.85 -83.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Cantons of Costa Rica, Cartago Province