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San Jose

San Jose - description of the city:

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica. It is located at an altitude of 1165 m above sea level near active volcanoes such as Irazu, Poas, Turrialba. It was founded by the Spanish in 1737-1738. Nowadays there are 302 thousand inhabitants in the capital. There is an international airport. Main industries include food-processing, leather and footwear, and textiles. The city has a university, the National Museum, and the Museum of the natives.

Country Costa Rica
International title San Jose
Population 335,007 people
Timezone America/Costa_Rica
State Provincia de San Jose
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 9.93333 x Longitude: -84.08333

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Places to visit in San Jose

  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
  • Teatro Nacional
  • Melico Salazar Theatre
  • San José
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
  • El Pueblo
  • Museo del Jade
  • Museo de Oro Precolombino
  • Museo de Arte Costarricense
  • Museo Nacional

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