Vara Blanca

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Coordinates: 10°09′54″N 84°09′13″W / 10.164933°N 84.153686°W / 10.164933; -84.153686

Vara Blanca is located in Costa Rica
Vara Blanca
Vara Blanca on map of Costa Rica

Vara Blanca is a small village located between Poas Volcano and Barva Volcano in Heredia Province in Costa Rica. It is an important cross-road location for all major traffic connecting the northern parts of Costa Rica especially the Sarapiqui River delta area with the major population area of the San Jose Central Valley. On January 8, 2009, it was struck by a powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake known as the Cinchona earthquake.