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,[1] Universidad Latina de Costa Rica,[2] Maximo Nivel,[3] and 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 considered 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


  1. ^ "Universidad de Costa Rica". Universidad de Costa Rica. Retrieved 2016-10-14. 
  2. ^ "ULatina | Universidad Latina de Costa Rica". Retrieved 2016-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Study and Volunteer Abroad in Latin America | Maximo Nivel". Retrieved 2016-10-14.