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Alajuela

(älähwā`lä), city (1995 est. pop. 48,645), capital of Alajuela prov., central Costa Rica. In the Central Valley, it is a leading commercial center for the sugar and livestock industries as well as being a summer resort. It was the capital of Costa Rica for a short time in the 1830s.
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The overall objective of the program is to contribute to social welfare and quality of life through access to safe drinking water and sanitation in 14 urban areas in the provinces of San Jose, Alajuela, Cartago, Puntarenas and Guanacaste in coherence with the resources natural and environmental of Costa Rica.
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Rather than using the farm to grow coffee for its stores, Starbucks purchased the 600-acre property (250 hectares) on the slopes of the still-active Poas Volcano in Alajuela, Costa Rica, to develop new coffee varieties and test methods to eradicate roya (coffee leaf rust), other fungal diseases and infestation.
The firm also has stores in Alajuela, Barreal de Heredia, San Sebastian, Escazu, Curridabat, Cartago, Tibas, Liberia and Perez Zeledon.
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