Pavón, Costa Rica

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Pavón

Distrito de Pavón
Pavón is located in Costa Rica
Pavón
Pavón
Location in the province of Puntarenas
Coordinates: 8°23′N 83°08′W / 8.383°N 83.133°W / 8.383; -83.133
CountryCosta Rica
ProvincePuntarenas
CantonGolfito
Elevation
136 m (446 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total6,144
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)

Pavón (also known as Pavones) is a town in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The town is located near the mouth of the Golfo Dulce.

It is around 15 km south of Playa Zancudo. The town is renowned as a surfer's haven with some of the best waves in the world. Sport fishing, hiking, bird watching, wildlife observation and yoga are also popular.[1]

As of 2005, Pavón had a population of 6,144.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pavones, South Puntarenas". GoVisitCostaRica.com. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "Datos del Censo 2005" (PDF). INEC - Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2010.