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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of San José, Costa Rica

About San José

San José Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing San José, largest city and the national capital of Costa Rica, located in central Costa Rica on the Valle Central plateau (1,16o m above sea-level) with the Talamanca Mountains to the south, Barva volcano to the north and Irazú volcano in east.

The city is the political, cultural, and economical center of the country. San José is famous for its Spanish colonial architecture, such as the neoclassical National Theatre of Costa Rica, at the Plaza de la Cultura. Underneath the plaza is Costa Rica's Pre-Columbian Gold Museum with its substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold.

San José has a population of about 300,000 inhabitants. Official language is Spanish, English is commonly taught in educational institutions.

The map shows a city map of San José with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Tobías Bolaños Airport (IATA code: SYQ), zoom out to find the location of Juan Santamaría International Airport (IATA code: SJO) about 20 km (13 mi) northwest of the city center.

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San Josè, Costa Rica
Sun rise over the city of San Josè, Costa Rica.
Image: Armando Maynez

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Local Time Costa Rica:
Tuesday-December-1  01:24  
Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of San José, Costa Rica.
City Coordinates: 9°56′N 84°5′W
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External Links:
San José (Sitio Oficial de la Municipalidad de San José, Costa Rica)
Wikipedia: San José, Costa Rica
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Searchable Maps of other Capital Cities in Central America:
Belmopan, Guatemala City, Managua, Panama City, San José, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
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Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

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