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Paraíso
City
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Lancaster Botanical Garden
Country Costa Rica
Province Cartago
Canton Paraíso
Founded 1823
Area
 • Total 10.08 km2 (3.89 sq mi)
Elevation 1,279 m (4,196 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 50,751
 • Density 5,034.8/km2 (13,040/sq mi)
Time zone -6
Climate Am

Paraíso (Spanish pronunciation: [paɾaˈiso]) is a small city in Costa Rica, located 8 km southeast of Cartago. It is a tourist attraction due to its exceptionally beautiful surrounding locales. It was founded in 1823.

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