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San Vicente
City
San Vicente is located in Costa Rica
San Vicente
San Vicente
Coordinates: 9°58′N 84°03′W / 9.967°N 84.050°W / 9.967; -84.050
SAN VICENTE COSTA RICA Latitude and Longitude:

9°58′N 84°03′W / 9.967°N 84.050°W / 9.967; -84.050
Country Costa Rica
Province San José
Canton Moravia
Elevation
1,226 m (4,022 ft)
Population
(2012) [1]
 • Total30,046
Time zone-6

San Vicente is a small city which is the head city of the Moravia canton in the San José Province of Costa Rica. It's located in the district of the same name, among other suburbs, and the whole district has an area of 5,37 km² and an estimated population of 31.256 by 2011. The district is fully integrated into the San José City Metropolitan Área.

The city is settled to an altitude of 1.231 MASL, at an approximate distance of 8 km to the northeast from San José, the Republic's capital city.

Administrative division

The district of San Vicente comprises the city of the same name and the following neighborhoods (by 2009): Alondra, Americano, Américas, Bajo Isla, Bajo Varelas, Barro de Olla, Caragua, Carmen, Colegios, Colegios Norte, Chaves, El Alto (part of), Flor, Florencia, Guaria, Guaria Oriental, Isla, Jardines de Moravia, La Casa, Ladrillera, Robles, Romeral, Sagrado Corazón, San Blas, San Jorge, San Martín, San Rafael, Santa Clara (part of), Santo Tomás and Saprissa.

Education

The Escuela Japonesa de San José, the sole Japanese international school in Costa Rica, is in San Vicente. [2]

References

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-02-17.
  2. ^ " 学校概要." Escuela Japonesa de San José. Retrieved on 7 July 2018. "学校所在地 Barrio Los Colegios,de Colegio de Farmacéuticos 50mts.al este,Moravia, San José,Costa Rica"