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Pérez Zeledon

South Costa Rica : Pérez Zeledon

Pérez Zeledon is the name of the 19th canton (the next level of government jurisdiction below a province) in the province of San José in southern central Costa Rica.



The capital city of the canton is San Isidro de El General.

Other destinationsEdit

  • Finca Sonador - A small village 30 km south of Perez Zeledon which offers rural community tourism.


The canton covers an area of 1,905.51 km, making it the seventh largest of the 81 cantons in the country. It has a population of 130,982.

It has a lot of touristic and commercial options like tours


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Get aroundEdit


  • Cerro Chirripó (the highest mountain in Costa Rica),
  • hot springs,
  • caves,
  • wonderful waterfalls,
  • bird watching at Los Cusingos (home of Alexander Skutch, famous birder).




There lots of Sodas (small food places, normally owned and run by local families, very typical of this country) in San Isidro and all over the area.


Stay safeEdit

Get outEdit

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