San Pedro, Costa Rica

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San Pedro is the capital of Montes de Oca Canton in the San José Province. It is home to the University of Costa Rica as well as other institutions of higher learning. It has all the services and facilities of any major city.

Since the city is very close to San José it is taken as part of the whole metropolitan area. Residential and commercial development is very high and commercial buildings are slowly taking the place of previous quiet suburbs.

Coordinates: 9°55′58″N 84°03′12″W / 9.93278°N 84.05333°W / 9.93278; -84.05333