San José, Costa Rica

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San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica, and the capital of the province of the same name.wikipedia
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Costa Rica

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

Heredia, Costa Rica

HerediaSan Francisco de HerediaHeredia Centro
Together with several other cantons of the central valley including Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago it forms the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, with an estimated population of over 2 million in 2017.
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.

Costa Rican Central Valley

Central ValleyCentral Valley of Costa Ricacentral part of the country
It is located in the centre of the country, specifically in the mid-west of the Central Valley, and contained within San José Canton.
The region houses almost three quarters of Costa Ricans, and includes the capital and most populous city, San José.

Cartago, Costa Rica

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Together with several other cantons of the central valley including Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago it forms the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, with an estimated population of over 2 million in 2017.
Cartago is the third largest city in Costa Rica, about 25 km east of the capital, San José.

San José Province

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San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica, and the capital of the province of the same name.
The provincial and national capital is San José.

Juan Santamaría International Airport

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The Juan Santamaría International Airport serves the city.
Juan Santamaría International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría) is the primary airport serving San José, the capital of Costa Rica.

Alajuela

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Together with several other cantons of the central valley including Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago it forms the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, with an estimated population of over 2 million in 2017.
The district of Alajuela covers an area of 8.88 km 2, It lies at an elevation of 952 metres above sea level in the Central Valley, 19 kilometres northwest of San José.

La Sabana Metropolitan Park

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It is home to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and La Sabana Metropolitan Park.
La Sabana Metropolitan Park (Parque Metropolitano La Sabana) is located in downtown San José, Costa Rica.

Greater Metropolitan Area (Costa Rica)

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Together with several other cantons of the central valley including Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago it forms the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, with 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.

Latin America

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According to The MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index 2012, San José the sixth-most visited destination in Latin America, ranking first among Central America.

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.

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.

Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

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It is home to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and La Sabana Metropolitan Park.
The Museo Nacional de Costa Rica is the national museum of Costa Rica, located in the capital of San José.

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

Hospital
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.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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It is considered a "Beta-" global city by GaWC.

National Theatre of Costa Rica

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It is home to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and La Sabana Metropolitan Park.
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.

Deportivo Saprissa

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The city's major football club is Deportivo Saprissa, which has 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.

Uruca District, San José

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Pavas, Uruca, Zapote.
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).

Pre-Columbian Gold Museum

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The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum (Museo del Oro Precolombino) is a museum in San José, Costa Rica.

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.

Museum of Contemporary Art and Design

Museo de Arte y Diseño ContemporáneoMuseo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Art and Design)
Occupying approximately 1,200 square meters in Costa Rica's capital, San José, the museum has four exhibition rooms, an auditorium, and the Pila de la Melaza — an open-air space for performances installations, and other events.

Museo del Jade Marco Fidel Tristán Castro

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The Museo del Jade is an archaeological museum in San José, Costa Rica.