Bijagua, Costa Rica

Alajuela Province, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica

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Bijagua is a small town in Costa Rica that is approximately 26 km south of the town of Upala in the northern province of Guanacaste. Bijagua is situated in a valley between 2 volcanoes: Miravalles and Tenorio. The population is approximately 2000 within the town and 5000 in the region. The local economy is primarily farming, including vegetable production and cattle raising. Tourism exists due in part to the primary growth rainforest located in the area and in particular the Tenorio Volcano National Park. Bijagua is approximately 16 km from Tenorio Volcano National Park[2] and the Rio Celeste (Celestial River). Rio Celeste is a famous eco-tourism hotspot and amazing natural phenomenon. © Flickr/Pontus Aratoun

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