Grecia (Spanish: meaning "Greece") is the capital city of the canton of Grecia in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (Spanish, meaning "district") that includes the city. The district of Grecia covers an area of 6.86 km², and has a population of 15,457. The city lies at an elevation of 999 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Cordillera Central on the eastern edge of the Central Valley. The city, which was once named "the cleanest city in Latin America," is 20 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital city of Alajuela, 27 kilometers from Juan Santamaría International Airport, and 45 kilometers from the national capital city of San José. Grecia is the first toucan to receive a prosthetic beak, named Grecia because of the name of this city where the bird was found injured prior to its admission to the Rescue Institute at Zoo Ave, south of the city. Wikipedia
Grecia in Costa Rica offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Jaco, Costa Rica. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Jaco for its bountiful attractions like Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica on your trip to Grecia. 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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