San José

San José is the capital and largest city of . The undisputed cultural and economic center of Costa Rica's central valley, where most of the population lives, San José is also the most important transportation hub for domestic travel even though the international airport is in .
Photo: Milei.vencel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Theatre
The is 's national theatre, located in the central section of San José. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zoo
Parque Nacional Simón Bolívar is an urban park of approximately 14 hectares, located in downtown San José, Costa Rica. Photo: Bobjgalindo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
The is located in San José, Costa Rica. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum in San José, Costa Rica. Photo: puroticorico, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is the tenth district of the canton, in the province of .

Suburb
is the eleventh district of the canton, in the province of .

Town
is a district of the canton, in the province of . Photo: Ll1324, CC0.

San José

Latitude
9.9325° or 9° 55' 57.2" north
Longitude
-84.0796° or 84° 4' 46.5" west
Open Location Code
66XQWWMC+25
Population
288,000
IATA airport code
SJO
United Nations Location Code
CR SJO
Elevation
1161 metres (3809 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 197698100
Geo­Names ID
3621849
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: San José
  • Abkhazian: Сан-Хосе (Коста-Рика)
  • Abkhazian: Сан-Хосе
  • Achinese: San José
  • Afar: San Xose
  • Afrikaans: San José, Costa Rica
  • Albanian: San Hose
  • Albanian: San José
  • Amharic: ሳን ሆዜ
  • Amharic: ሳን ሆዜ፣ ኮስታ ሪካ
  • Arabic: San José, Costa Rica
  • Arabic: سان خوسيه
  • Arabic: سان خوسيه، كوستاريكا
  • Aragonese: San José
  • Armenian: Սան Խոսե
  • Asturian: San José
  • Asturian: San Xosé
  • Aymara: San Jusiy
  • Azerbaijani: San-Xose
  • Basque: San Jose
  • Basque: San José
  • Belarusian: Сан-Хасэ (Коста-Рыка, сталіца)
  • Belarusian: Сан-Хасэ
  • Bengali: সানজোসে
  • Bengali: স্যান হোসে, কোস্টা রিকা
  • Bengali: স্যান হোসে
  • Bosnian: San Jose, Kostarika
  • Bosnian: San Jose
  • Bosnian: San José
  • Breton: San José
  • Bulgarian: Сан Хосе
  • Catalan: San José
  • Cebuano: San José, Costa Rica
  • Chechen: Сан-Хосе (Коста-Рика)
  • Chechen: Сан-Хосе
  • Chinese: San José
  • Chinese: 圣荷西
  • Chinese: 聖荷西
  • Croatian: San José, Kostarika
  • Croatian: San José
  • Czech: San José
  • Danish: San José
  • Dutch: San José
  • Egyptian Arabic: سان خوسيه, كوستاريكا
  • English: San Jose
  • English: San José, Costa Rica
  • Esperanto: San-Joseo
  • Estonian: San José
  • Fiji Hindi: San José
  • Finnish: San José
  • French: San Jose
  • French: San José
  • French: San José (Costa Rica)
  • Galician: San José
  • Galician: San Xosé, Costa Rica
  • Galician: San Xosé
  • Georgian: სან-ხოსე
  • German: San Jose
  • German: San José
  • German: San José (Costa Rica)
  • Greek: Σαν Χοσέ
  • Gujarati: સેન હોસે
  • Haitian: San Jozé
  • Hakka Chinese: San José
  • Hausa: San José
  • Hebrew: סאן חוסה
  • Hebrew: סן חוסה
  • Hindi: सान होज़े
  • Hindi: सैन जोस
  • Hungarian: San José
  • Hungarian: San José de Costa Rica
  • Icelandic: San José
  • Ido: San Jose
  • Iloko: San José, Costa Rica
  • Indonesian: San José, Kosta Rika
  • Indonesian: San José
  • Interlingue: San José
  • Irish: San José, Cósta Ríce
  • Italian: San José
  • Jamaican Creole English: San Ose
  • Japanese: サンホセ
  • Kabyle: San José
  • Kannada: ಸ್ಯಾನ್ ‍ಹೋಸೆ
  • Kara-Kalpak: San Xose
  • Kazakh: "Қасиетті Жүсіп" қаласы
  • Kazakh: Сан Хосе
  • Kazakh: Сан Хосе қаласы
  • Korean: 산호세
  • Korean: 싼호세
  • Ladino: San José
  • Lao: San José, Costa Rica
  • Latin: Urbs Sancti Iosephi in Costarica
  • Latvian: Sanhosē
  • Ligurian: San José
  • Lingala: San José
  • Lithuanian: San Chosė
  • Livvi: San-Hose
  • Lombard: San José
  • Macedonian: Сан Хозе
  • Malagasy: San José, Costa Rica
  • Malay: San Jose
  • Malay: San José
  • Malayalam: സാൻ ഹോസെ, കോസ്റ്റ റീക
  • Marathi: सान होजे, कोस्टा रिका
  • Marathi: सान होजे
  • Min Dong Chinese: San José
  • Min Nan Chinese: San José (Costa Rica)
  • Mongolian: Сан-Хосе
  • Moroccan Arabic: سان خوصي
  • Nauru: San José
  • Northern Sami: San José
  • Norwegian: San José
  • Norwegian Bokmål: San José
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: San José i Costa Rica
  • Novial: San José
  • Occitan (post 1500): San José
  • Ossetian: Сан-Хосе
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਨ ਹੋਸੇ
  • Papiamento: San Jose
  • Persian: سان خوزه
  • Piemontese: San José
  • Polish: San José
  • Portuguese: San Jose
  • Portuguese: San José
  • Portuguese: São José
  • Quechua: San José
  • Romanian: San José, Costa Rica
  • Romanian: San José
  • Russian: Сан-Хосе
  • Sardinian: San José (Costa Rica)
  • Sardinian: San José
  • Scots: San Jose
  • Scots: San José, Costa Rica
  • Scots: San José
  • Scottish Gaelic: San José, Costa Rica
  • Serbian: Сан Хосе
  • Serbo-Croatian: San José, Kostarika
  • Serbo-Croatian: San José
  • Shona: San José
  • Silesian: San José
  • Sinhala: සැන් ජොසේ
  • Slovak: San José
  • Slovenian: San Jose
  • Slovenian: San José
  • Spanish: Chepe
  • Spanish: SanJo
  • Spanish: San Jose
  • Spanish: San José
  • Spanish: San José, Costa Rica
  • Swahili: San Jose
  • Swedish: San Jose
  • Swedish: San José, Costa Rica
  • Swedish: San José
  • Swiss German: San José
  • Tagalog: San José, Costa Rica
  • Tajik: Сан-Хосе (Коста-Рика)
  • Tajik: Сан-Хосе
  • Tajik: Сан Ҳосе
  • Tamil: சான் ஹொசே, கோஸ்ட்டா ரிக்கா
  • Tamil: சான் ஹொசே
  • Tamil: ஸேன் ஹோஸே, கோஸ்டா ரிகா
  • Tatar: Сан-Хосе (Коста-Рика)
  • Tatar: Сан-Хосе
  • Telugu: సాన్ హోసె
  • Thai: ซันโฮเซ
  • Thai: ซานโฮเซ
  • Tibetan: སན་ཇོ་སེ།
  • Tosk Albanian: San José (Costa Rica)
  • Tosk Albanian: San José
  • Turkish: San José, Kosta Rika
  • Turkish: San José
  • Turkmen: San Hose
  • Udmurt: Сан-Хосе (Коста-Рика)
  • Udmurt: Сан-Хосе
  • Uighur: سان خوسې
  • Ukrainian: Сан-Хосе
  • Urdu: سان خوزے، کوسٹاریکا
  • Urdu: سان خوسے، کوستا ریکا
  • Urdu: سان ہوزے
  • Uzbek: San-xose
  • Uzbek: San Xose
  • Veps: San Hose
  • Vietnamese: San José, Costa Rica
  • Volapük: San José
  • Waray (Philippines): San José, Costa Rica
  • Welsh: San José, Costa Rica
  • Western Frisian: San José
  • Western Panjabi: سان جوز
  • Western Panjabi: سان ہوزے, کوسٹاریکا
  • Wu Chinese: 圣何塞
  • Yakut: Сан Хосе
  • Yoruba: San José, Kóstá Rikà
  • Yue Chinese: 聖荷西 (哥斯達黎加)
  • Yue Chinese: 聖荷西
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