San José, Costa Rica

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San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.wikipedia
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San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.
An estimated 333,980 people live in the capital and largest city, San José with around 2 million people in the surrounding metropolitan area.

Costa Rican Central Valley

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Located in the mid-west of the Central Valley, San José is the seat of national government, the focal point of political and economic activity, and the major transportation hub of this Central American nation.
The region houses almost three quarters of Costa Ricans, and includes the capital and most populous city, San José.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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The city's greater metropolitan area (in Los Yoses, San Pedro) also serves as the headquarters of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights is an autonomous judicial institution based in the city of San José, Costa Rica.

Heredia, Costa Rica

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San José exerts a strong influence because of its proximity to other cities (Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago) and the country's demographic assemblage in the Central Valley.
Heredia is a city in the Heredia province of Costa Rica, of which it is the capital; it is 10 kilometers to the north of the country's capital, San José.

Latin America

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This makes San José is one of the youngest capital cities in Latin America by year of conception.

University of Costa Rica

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The schools of law, agronomy, fine arts, and pharmacy continued to operate independently, but Costa Rica had no university proper until 1940, when those four schools were re-united to establish the modern University of Costa Rica (UCR), during the reformist administration of President Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia.
Its main campus, Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, is located in San Pedro Montes de Oca, in the province of San José.

Cartago, Costa Rica

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San José exerts a strong influence because of its proximity to other cities (Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago) and the country's demographic assemblage in the Central Valley.
Cartago is a city in Costa Rica, about 25 km east of the capital, San José.

Greater Metropolitan Area (Costa Rica)

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The metropolitan area stretches beyond the canton limits and has an estimated population of over 2 million in 2017.
San Jose Metropolitan Area (Gran Area Metropolitana de San José) is the largest urban agglomeration in Costa Rica, comprising areas of high population density surrounding the capital, San José.

Alajuela

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San José exerts a strong influence because of its proximity to other cities (Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago) and the country's demographic assemblage in the Central Valley.
The district of Alajuela covers an area of 8.88 km², It lies at an elevation of 952 metres above sea level in the Central Valley, 19 kilometres northwest of San José.

Juan Santamaría International Airport

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There are also bus services between Juan Santamaría International Airport and downtown San José.
Juan Santamaría International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría) is the primary airport serving San José, the capital of Costa Rica.

Deportivo Saprissa

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The city's major football club is Deportivo Saprissa, who won a record 33 league titles.
The club is located in San Juan de Tibás, San José, and play their home games at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá.

Catedral District

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The capital is made up of 5 districts (distritos): Catedral, Carmen, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced.
Catedral District, the fourth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly.

Hospital District

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The capital is made up of 5 districts (distritos): Catedral, Carmen, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced.
Hospital District is the third "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, and is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly.

Carmen District, San José

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The capital is made up of 5 districts (distritos): Catedral, Carmen, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced.
El Carmen District is the first distrito of San José Canton in Costa Rica, and one of the four administrative units that form San José city proper.

Uruca District, San José

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Uruca District, the seventh "district" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, comprises an important industrial and commercial area of San José.

Zapote District, San José

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Pavas, Uruca, Zapote.
Zapote District, the fifth "distrito" of San José Canton, Costa Rica, is one of the administrative units surrounding San José downtown (officially composed by the districts of El Carmen, Merced, Hospital and Catedral).

Merced District

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The capital is made up of 5 districts (distritos): Catedral, Carmen, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced.
Merced District, the second "distrito" of San José Canton, in Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly.

Monsieur Amon

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The first modern urban neighborhood carries the name of his founder, the French coffee entrepreneur Monsieur Amon, and was created in the late 19th century, in line with Belle Époque contemporary architecture.
Monsieur Amon commercial activities had a deep impact on the Costa Rican society of the latest 19th century due to the foundation of San José's Belle Époque neighborhood which carries his name today as the Barrio Amón.

C.F. Universidad de Costa Rica

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Another top-level club, Universidad, play at the Estadio Ecológio.
The team is based in Desamparados, San José

La Sabana Metropolitan Park

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La Sabana Metropolitan Park (Parque Metropolitano La Sabana) — largest park and "the lungs of San José," in Mata Redonda District (west city)
La Sabana Metropolitan Park (Parque Metropolitano La Sabana) is located in downtown San José, Costa Rica.

Mata Redonda District

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The capital is made up of 5 districts (distritos): Catedral, Carmen, Hospital, Mata Redonda, Merced.
Besides the case of Carmen, afflicted by a strong population decline, Mata Redonda district possess the lowest rate of population density in San José downtown, because within its confines lies the biggest urban park in the city, La Sabana Metropolitan Park.

National Theatre of Costa Rica

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The National Theater of Costa Rica (Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica).
The National Theatre of Costa Rica (Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica) is Costa Rica's national theatre, located in the central section of San José.

Tobías Bolaños International Airport

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Another important airport in San José is Tobías Bolaños International Airport.
Tobías Bolaños International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Tobías Bolaños) is one of the four international airports in Costa Rica and the secondary airport serving the city capital of San José after Juan Santamaría International Airport.

Pavas District

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Pavas, Uruca, Zapote.
The district comprises Tobías Bolaños International Airport, San José's domestic airport.

Central America

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Located in the mid-west of the Central Valley, San José is the seat of national government, the focal point of political and economic activity, and the major transportation hub of this Central American nation.