Tucurrique is a metropolis and head of the district of the equal call, number 2 of the canton of Jiménez, inside the province of Cartago, Costa Rica. It is one of the 8 present District Municipal Councils in Costa Rica. It is located approximately 6 km southeast of the canton, Juan Vinas, on the banks of the potent Reventazón River and at an altitude of 777 meters above sea degree. The monetary activity is largely agricultural, with farm animals and the planting of sugar cane and pejibaye.
Tucurrique corresponds to one of the oldest populations of Costa Rica. At the time of the Conquest, the kingdom lived there, which became extinct, possibly due to the sicknesses brought with the aid of the Spaniards. The king of the hunters of the East, Fernando Correque, who firstly had other houses, set up his court in Tucurrique within the overdue 1560s or early 1570s. The historian Ricardo Fernández Guardia identifies it with the city called Ibuxibux, 1 but, there are documents that suggest that they were exceptional peoples and that Tucurrique changed into additionally acknowledged by the names of Tlaquepaque and Uriuri, which in Huetar language supposed respectively gents and children of gents.