Escazú is the second canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 34.49 km². The canton lies west of the San José Canton and its whole territory is part of San José Metropolitan Area. According to 2011 census data, its population is 56,509. The canton was one of the earliest established in the country, in December 7, 1848. As the metropolitan area has expanded Escazú has become a suburban area on the west side of the national capital city of San José. It is delineated by the Río Tiribí on its northern border. The peak of Cerro Cedral in the Cerros de Escazú marks the southern limit of the canton. The canton's urban areas are home to 79.8% of its population. Children under the age of 10 account for 17.88% of the population, while 6.05% are over 65. According to a 2012 United Nations Development Programme, Escazú ranks as the 4th highest canton in Costa Rica in so far as human development. Wikipedia
Escazu in Costa Rica offers a unique experience to travellers. Escazu is located at a short trip away from Jaco a major city in Costa Rica. Add Jaco to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica. Also, to reach Escazu, you'll have to take a flight to Jaco; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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