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  San José, Costa Rica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San José is the capital and largest city of the nation of Costa Rica.
San José is located in the center of the country at 9°56′ N 84°5′ W; it is on a mountain plateau at an elevation of about 1,170 meters (3,839 feet) above sea level.
According to Costa Rica 2000 Census, the city had a population of 309,672 people in San José Canton: the latter half of the 20th century was a period of rapid growth for the city, considering that in 1950 its population was a mere 86,900.
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 Mission San José - San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
It was built on the banks of the San Antonio river several miles to the south of the earlier mission, San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo).
San José, as it became known, was the largest of the missions in the area.
San Joaquin was the husband of Saint Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary, whose figure can be found on the opposite side of the entrance.
www.nps.gov /saan/visit/MissionSanJose.htm   (1211 words)

 San Jose, Costa Rica
Nonetheless, the majority of the province of San Jose is blessed by a moderate climate where nothing more than a sweater or lightweight jacket and an umbrella are all the protection from the elements you'll ever need.
History: The province of San José is the most populated of Costa Rica's seven provinces and is the seat of the nation's capital, the city of San José.
The members of the country's coffee elite proposed that a theater be built in San José to correct this situation and agreed to contribute five centavos per exported sack of coffee to finance the construction.
www.angelfire.com /bc/gonebirding/sanjose.html   (2425 words)

 Research - Universidad de Costa Rica
SAN JOSÉ, Ciudad Colón, 800 meters, 9° 55'N, 84° 15'W. Located on the border between second growth forest (30 years old) and a coffee plantation with overstory trees, on the finca of Don Luis Fournier, former professor of botany in the Escuela de Biología (UCR).
SAN JOSE, Braulio Carillo National Park, 9.5 km east of tunel, 1000 meters, 10° 07'N, 83° 58'W. Virgin forest, difficult to find spot, known to a few resident field biologists as "casa de la montura" (house in the saddle of the mountain), the remains of the hut are slowly decaying.
SAN JOSE, 19 km south and 3 km west of Empalme, 2600 meters, 9° 39'N, 83° 52'W. This trap can only be reached by walking most of the 3 km W from the Pan American Highway, mostly downhill to where the forest opens up into a pasture.
www.nhm.org /research/entomology/malaise   (1854 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - San Jose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
San Jose (California), city at the southern end of San Francisco Bay in Santa Clara County, California.
San José (Costa Rica), city, capital of Costa Rica and its San José Province, on the central plateau of the country.
San Jose Earthquakes, men’s professional soccer team and one of six teams in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS).
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 Costa Rica Provinces
The province of San José is the most populated of Costa Rica's seven provinces and is the seat of the nation's capital, the city of San José.
This interior province consists primarily of the Reventazón River valley and the surrounding high mountains to the north (Irazú and Turrialba Volcanoes) and south (Cerro de la Muerte and Mount Chirripó) and is situated practically entirely on the Atlantic side of the continental divide.
The one exception is the highland portion of the province which consists of the upper Pacific-facing slopes of the volcanoes in the Guanacaste Cordillera and the northern half of the Tilarán Cordillera.
www.rentingcostarica.com /Costa_Rica_Provinces.html   (11125 words)

 San José   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
San José is the economic, political, and social center of Costa Rica, dominating the Central Valley and the nearby towns, Alajuela, Cartago, and Heredia.
San José was founded (c.1738) at the beginning of the westward expansion from Cartago; with independence from Spain (1821), it became the center of the country's liberal element and, in 1823, the capital.
San José is a stop for international airlines, the hub of the highway system, and the center of the Pacific and Caribbean railroads.
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 San José (Costa Rica)
Capital of Costa Rica, and of San José province; population (1999 est) 341,700.
It is situated in the broad fertile valley of the central plateau.
San José was founded in 1737 and became capital in 1823, replacing the former capital Cartago because it had a better all-year-round climate.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0012714.html   (133 words)

 The Tico Times Online Daily Page
The road from San Ramón to the northern zone's Ciudad Quesada is long, but the road to building a new highway between the two towns has been much longer.
The northwestern province of Guanacaste, despite containing only 7% of new housing construction, reported the highest growth rate of any province in Costa Rica.
San José was home to 30% of industrial construction, followed by Heredia (26%) and Alajuela (20%).
www.ticotimes.net /dailyarchive/2004_02/Week1/02_03_04.htm   (1352 words)

 San Jose State Spartans -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
San José State University, commonly shortened to San Jose State and SJSU, is the oldest university in what became the California State University system.
RickK 16:36, 2 Jan 2004 (UTC) :To jump in on this, as both a San Jose resident and a SJSU alum, the city and the university are pretty much the only instutitions that use the accent, the rest of us ignore it.
San José – or its anglicised form San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/129/san-jose-state-spartans.html   (984 words)

 San Jose, Costa Rica - Area Information, Hotels and Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Many reccommended day tours and excursions can be planned from the here, and San Jose serves as a good base for traveling and exploring the rest of the country.
San José is located in the center of the country on a mountain plateau at an elevation of about 1,170 meters (some 4,000 feet) above sea level.
Located in the beautiful countryside near San Jose and not far from the airport, this Classic Mediterranean Spa and Resort is the place to be for relaxation and rejuvenation.
www.mycostaricahoneymoon.com /costa_rica_facts/central_valley/san_jose.htm   (466 words)

 San José City, Costa Rica Canton of San José
In 1890 the canton's population reached 39,112, the province grew to 76,718 and the country expanded to 243,205.
San José is a modern city in general terms since there are no buildings older than 150 years.
San José is the center of business activity in Costa Rica with its multitude of stores, malls, supermarkets and industries.
www.1-costaricalink.com /costa_rica_provinces/san_jose_costa_rica/san_jose_city_costa_rica.htm   (684 words)

 San Jose Newspaper -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Census Bureau estimates for 2004 indicate San Jose has overtaken Detroit as the United States' tenth most populous city; according to the formal 2000 count, it is ranked eleventh.
The ''San Jose Earthquakes'' was also the name of a North American Soccer League (NASL) team from 1974 to 1982 and a Western Soccer Alliance team from 1985 to 1988.
The NASL San Jose Earthquakes were known as the ''Golden Bay Earthquakes'' from 1983 to 1984.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/129/san-jose-newspaper.html   (1531 words)

 History - The California Province of the Society of Jesus - Jesuits of the California Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A College was established in San Francisco in 1855, which grew into the University of San Francisco and St. Ignatius College Preparatory.
In addition to the apostolate in urban San Jose, Jesuits ministered in the nineteenth century to Mexican workers in the New Almaden mines south of the city.
In-province theological training for Jesuits was established in 1934 with the opening of Alma College in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Los Gatos.
www.calprov.org /history.html   (1133 words)

 San Jose Flea Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
San José (officially the City of San José) is a large city in the U.S. state of California and is the county seat of Santa Clara County.
The city is located at the south end of the San Francisco Bay, within the informal boundaries of Silicon Valley, and is the largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The San Francisco Bay Area, of which San Jose forms part, is the fourth largest in the U.S. San José was the first town in the Spanish colony of Nueva California (later Alta California), founded in 1777 as a farming community to provide food for nearby military installations.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/159/san-jose-flea-market.html   (1104 words)

 Study Abroad Offered Program - ISA in San Jose
Students at all levels of Spanish proficiency are eligible to study with ISA in San Jose.
San Jose, a bustling city nestled in the hillsides of Costa Rica's central valley, is ideal for students.
San Jose is also the country's main transportation hub which gives students the ability to enjoy everything that Costa Rica has to offer such as untouched rainforests and beaches, mountains and volcanoes, 885 species of birds, 221 species of mammals and 12,000 species of plants.
www.studyabroaddirectory.com /listingsp3.cfm/listing/15140   (479 words)

 Travel Forum - San José, Costa Rica
San José is located in the center of the country at 10.0° N, 84.2° W; it is on a mountain plateau at an elevation of about 1,170 meters (some 4,000 feet) above sea level.
In 1997 the city had an estimated population of 329,154 people: the latter half of the 20th century was a period of rapid growth for the city, considering that in 1950 its population was a mere 86,900.
San Jose is Costa Rica's main transportation hub due to its central location, and tourist travelling around the country usually make stop-overs there.
www.ttgforum.com /showthread.php?t=830   (412 words)

 Proportional Representation and the Libertarian Party
There are 7 provinces (states) in the nation, with the largest province (San Jose) sending 21 people to Congress and the smallest province sending only 4 people to Congress.
Because ML got a lower percentage of the vote in the other provinces and because there were fewer seats to be distributed in each of those provinces, making the vote percentage threshold higher to be elected, ML did not win a seat from any of the other 6 provinces.
On the other hand, if San Jose province had been divided into as few as 2 districts, with 10 or 11 members elected from each district, ML would not have received any seats.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/polit/damy/articles/redpath.htm   (1044 words)

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A town on route San Jose - Puntarenas, placed high above the gorge in the region of rolling cofee plantations at 698 m.a.s.l.
At the end of XIX century that was used as the resting point on the way between San Jose and Puntarenas.
In the church garden there is a hearth of Francisco Jose Orlich B. In the old palace on the north side of square there is a municipal museum that has exhibits focusing on role San Ramon has played in Costa Rican history and culture from ancient to present.
www.kostaryka.org /2001/alajuela.htm   (1832 words)

 Costa Rica  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Situated at an altitude of about 1170 m (about 3840 ft), it is the nation's largest city and a commercial, manufacturing, transportation, and cultural center for the surrounding agricultural region, in which coffee, sugarcane, and livestock are raised.
San José, which contains a mix of colonial Spanish-style structures and modern architecture, is the site of the University of Costa Rica (1843), which includes the Tropical Studies Organization and the Latin American Demographic Center; the National Library; and the National Archives.
During the 19th century San José developed as a center for coffee production, and it became a major manufacturing city in the mid-20th century.
www.galenfrysinger.com /costa_rica.htm   (215 words)

 San Jose --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
One of the fastest-developing cities in California is San Jose.
It is Costa Rica's largest city and the capital of both the country and San José Province.
Founded in 1857, it is the oldest institution in the California State University System and was at one time known as San Jose State College.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9276897?tocId=9276897   (824 words)

San Isidro de El General is actually in San José Province.
One hundred years ago San Isidro was nothing more than a settlement populated by a hardy breed of pioneers.
The 70 miles between Cartago and San Isidro afford a pleasant mountain drive that reveals a lot of the character of the Costa Rican countryside.
www.cocori.com /library/travl/cerro.htm   (1025 words)

 San Jose Public Library Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
san jose public library raises funds to support the revitalization of its branch library system, funding fixtures, furnishings and equipment for 14 expanded...
a collaboration of san jose public libraries and san jose state university library...
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 San Jose City College Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Study Abroad Offered Program - Semester or Year in San Jose, Costa Rica
Description: The longest continuous exchange program in the Western Hemisphere, the University of Kansas program at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose is a six-month, direct enrollment program which allows students to study in a variety of disciplines while improving their Spanish skills.
Students are housed with Costa Rican families throughout San Jose and participate in a number of excursions throughout Costa Rica.
The fall is significantly tamer due to the absence of Holy Week and University Week, but there are plenty of cultural events within San Jose and in the surrounding areas.
www.studyabroaddirectory.com /listingsp3.cfm/listing/124   (371 words)

 CSA - Center for Study Abroad - Spanish in Costa Rica
Located in a quiet suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica, the program provides an ideal setting for learning the Spanish language.
San José is the capital of Costa Rica and its San José Province is located on the central plateau of the country.
San Jose is the capital with almost 1,000,000 population and it boasts a spring-like climate year-around.
www.centerforstudyabroad.com /csa/sanjose.html   (1430 words)

 San José Province Information of Costa Rica
San José Province Infomation with facts and numbers about history, location, size, banner, population, the different districts, a map with the cantons, weather, borders, coordinates, capital and the anextion a Costa Rica.
The city of San José has been the capital of the Province of San José since 1823.
San José was founded in 1737 with the name of 'Abra de la Boca del Monte', between the rivers Torres and María Aguilar.
www.1-costaricalink.com /costa_rica_provinces/san_jose_costa_rica.htm   (211 words)

 San Jose --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Situated in a broad, fertile valley 3,800 feet (1,160 m) above sea level, it was called Villa Nueva when it was settled in 1736.
San José developed slowly as a tobacco centre in the Spanish colonial era.
More results on "San Jose" when you join.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9065323?tocId=9065323   (827 words)

 Costa Rica - Political Flags - Cantonal - Part II # fahnenversand.de - Fahnen Flaggen Fahne Flagge Nationalflaggen ...
Cantonal party from Canton Desamparados, San Jose Province.
Cantonal party from Canton Montes de Oca, San Jose Province.
Cantonal party from Canton Escazu, San Jose Province.
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 Rifkind Two new species Cleridae (Coleopter)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Abstract: Two species of Clerini (Cleridae: Clerinae), Colyphus hansoni and Enoclerus (E.) puravida, are described from malaise trap samples collected in a patch of cloudforest at Zurquí de Moravia, San Jose Province, Costa Rica.
All specimens but one were collected in a malaise trap located on the edge of a patch of primary cloudforest at Zurquí de Moravia in the Cordillera Central.
The remaining specimen was taken near Empalme, SE of San José, in the northwestern part of the Cordillera de Talamanca.
rbt.ots.ac.cr /revistas/45-3/rifkind.htm   (2472 words)

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