Alajuela

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local games

;) on account of his bald head. '''Liga Deportiva Alajuelense''' (L.D.A.), is a Costa Rican football (football (soccer)) club, currently playing in the Primera División de Costa Rica. It was founded on June 18, 1919. The team is located in Alajuela's downtown and they play their local games at the Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto. *Western Campus (San Ramon (San Ramón, Costa Rica), Alajuela Province): includes a local branch in Tacares township, Grecia county *Atlantic Campus (Turrialba city, Cartago (Cartago, Costa Rica) Province): includes a local branch in Paraíso township, Cartago province and another one in Guápiles township, Limón province August 18, 2004 Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Alajuela, Costa Rica Wikipedia:Alajuela Dmoz:Regional Central America Costa Rica Alajuela Province Localities Alajuela


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*Atlantic Campus (Turrialba city, Cartago (Cartago, Costa Rica) Province): includes a local branch in Paraíso township, Cartago province and another one in Guápiles township, Limón province August 18, 2004 Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Alajuela, Costa Rica 2–1

(CONCACAF) World Cup qualifier - - 26 20 June 2001 4 - 0

Friendly (Exhibition game) - - 2 19 Noviembre 2003 '''2''' – 1 2–1 Friendly (Friendly match) - * 25px (File:Flag of Canada.svg) Belleville, Ontario Belleville


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. This was the seventh year of the current format using the name Copa Interclubes UNCAF. The tournament was also a qualifying event for the 2006 CONCACAF Champions' Cup (CONCACAF Champions' Cup 2006). Sixteen teams representing seven football associations took part, starting with the first qualifying games on July 26, 2005. The tournament ended with a two-legged final between Olimpia (Club Olimpia Deportivo) of Honduras (Liga Nacional de Futbol de Honduras) and Alajuelense of Costa Rica (Primera División de Costa Rica). The first leg was played in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Tegucigalpa) on November 23, 2005 and ended with Alajuelense earning a 1-0 victory. The second leg was played in Alajuela, Costa Rica (Alajuela) on November 30, 2005 with Olimpia (Club Olimpia Deportivo) winning 1-0. Alajuelense then won the Copa Interclubes UNCAF in a penalty shootout (Penalty shootout (association football)) by the score of 4-2. The top three finishers in the tournament, Alajuelense, Olimpia (Club Olimpia Deportivo), and Deportivo Saprissa, qualified for the 2006 CONCACAF Champions' Cup (CONCACAF Champions' Cup 2006) goals2 location Alajuela, Costa Rica stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto goals2 location Alajuela, Costa Rica stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto goals2 location Alajuela, Costa Rica stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto goals2 stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Alajuela, Costa Rica attendance n a referee Rolando Vidal (PAN (Panama)) goals2 Mario Camacho 15' José Macotelo 78' Álvaro Guerrero 89' stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Alajuela, Costa Rica attendance n a referee Oscar Bardelez (HON (Honduras)) '''Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Scotiabank''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Alajuela, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of L.D. Alajuelense. The stadium is owned and operated by La Liga Deportiva Alajuelense and is located in El Llano de Alajuela. The project to find a proper site for a permanent home started in 1938 when the director of the club, Carlos Bolaños, proposed that the club should purchase its own land. The land was purchased in 1940, but the site would not be soccer-ready until 1942, when Alajuelense played its first match at the site. The first game was played on January 18, 1942 when Liga Deportiva Alajuelense played Club Sport Cartagines. The Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto is known as the Cathedral of Costa Rican Soccer. goals2 stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Alajuela, Costa Rica Attendance: n a Referee: José Pineda (HON (Honduras)) goals2 stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Alajuela, Costa Rica Attendance: n a Referee: Hugo Castillo (Guatemala) goals2 stadium Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Alajuela, Costa Rica Attendance: 13,000 Referee: José Pineda (HON (Honduras)) Wikipedia:Alajuela Dmoz:Regional Central America Costa Rica Alajuela Province Localities Alajuela


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to the canton (Alajuela (canton))'s first district limits, even though the city's current population and urban area stretches beyond these limits. The district of Alajuela covers an area of 8.88 km², Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), 2001. It lies at an elevation of 952 metres above sea level in the Central Valley (Costa Rican Central Valley), 19 kilometres northwest of San José (San José, Costa Rica). The climate


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*Atlantic Campus (Turrialba city, Cartago (Cartago, Costa Rica) Province): includes a local branch in Paraíso township, Cartago province and another one in Guápiles township, Limón province August 18, 2004 Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Alajuela, Costa Rica 2–1

(CONCACAF) World Cup qualifier - - 26 20 June 2001 4 - 0

Friendly (Exhibition game) - - 2 19 Noviembre 2003 '''2''' – 1 2–1 Friendly (Friendly match) - * 25px (File:Flag of Canada.svg) Belleville, Ontario Belleville


public place

Lajuela and Ciruelas, having been served with notice to move to Villa Vieja (today's Heredia), requested the provisional construction of a public place of prayer in the house of Don Dionysius Oconitrillo, of Spanish origin, 30 metres north of where Alajuela's cathedral is today. After increases of population in the five existing quarters then: Targuaz, Puás, Ciruelas, La Lajuela and Rio Grande, the citizens faced difficulties to maintain their religious obligations, so they requested permission

to establish a parish and a public place of prayer from the Bishop of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Monsignor don Esteban Lorenzo de Tristán. According to a motion issued in the Spanish Parliament of Cadiz on 19 May 1812, the first town hall of Alajuela was founded in 1813. On December 18 of the same year, the La Lajuela quarter obtained the title of town and it was renamed. It was first called "Villa Hermosa," then it was called "


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and garden as the house in long gone. A block south of the Central Park is the Juan Santamaría park with a statue of the hero and a small collection of 1860s era cannons. *


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for the La Luz y Los Angeles Mining Company, an American company chartered in Delaware that owned the large gold mines around Siuna (La Sinua, Nicaragua) in eastern Nicaragua. In this capacity, he helped channel funds to the revolt against Liberal President José Santos Zelaya, who had incurred the anger of the United States by negotiating with Germany and Japan to resurrect the proposed Nicaragua Canal. Díaz became Vice President of Nicaragua in 1910. http


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, Ontario, Canada since 1971 * 25px (File:Flag of Costa Rica.svg) Alajuela, Alajuela (Alajuela), Costa Rica since 2006 *Grecia (La Iglesia de Metal) (Sky Harbor International Airport) *Chandler (Chandler, Arizona) ( Bondurant School of High Performance

Driving ) thumbnail Adolfo Díaz in 1912 (Image:Adolfo Díaz, 1912.jpg) '''Adolfo Díaz Recinos''' (15 July 1875 Alajuela, Costa Rica – 29 January 1964, San José, Costa Rica) was the President (President of Nicaragua) of Nicaragua between 9 May 1911 and 1 January 1917 and between 14 November 1926 and 1 January 1929. Born in Costa Rica to Nicaraguan parents in 1875, he worked as a secretary

Alajuela

'''Alajuela''' ( ) is the second-largest city in Costa Rica after the capital, San José (San José (Costa Rica)). It is also the capital of Alajuela Province.

Because of its location in the Costa Rican Central Valley, Alajuela is nowadays part of the conurbation of the Great Metropolitan Area (San José metropolitan area). The city is the birthplace of Juan Santamaría, the national hero of Costa Rica and the figure who gives the name to the country's main international airport (Juan Santamaría International Airport), which is south of Alajuela downtown.

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