Facts about San José
San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. Features
information on the city's climate, nightlife, crime, attractions,
and external links.
San José is located in Costa Rica
Coordinates: 9°56′N 84°5′W / 9.933°N 84.083°W / 9.933; -84.
San José is the third-largest city in California, the tenth-largest in
the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. Anchor
to the 31st-largest metropolitan area in the country, it is located in
the southern end of the Bay Area, a region of 7.
Stepping out: the bold lines of the National Museum, San José (Photographer: Aaron McCoy)
A few days in San José, home to over one third of all Ticos, will give
you an insight into the true character of the nation.
The center of San José The center of San José
San José is the capital of Costa Rica.
San Jose, the capital, is on a plateau in the Central Valley at 1200 m
(3,700 ft) elevation.
San José is the economic, political, and
social center of Costa Rica, dominating the Central Valley and the
nearby towns, Alajuela, Cartago, and Heredia. During colonial times,
the main industry of the region was tobacco raising; by the mid-19th
cent., the city had become the center of a coffee-producing area.
the heart of San José city, and only 300 meters west of Central Park.
The hotel is near downtown main attractions, such as the old Postal
Service building, National Theatre, banks, museums, travel agencies,
parks, and an array of stores. The hotel offers comfortable single,
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For much of the 20th century, San José was predominantly an
agricultural city. However, following the post-war baby boom,
increasing urban migration completely transformed the capital in a few
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