San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica, and the country’s largest city. The city is located in San Jose the province, like New York, New York.
About 366,000 people live in the city of San Jose, which accounts for about one tenth of the population of the country. In terms of population, San Jose is comparable to New Orleans, Louisiana or Honolulu, Hawaii.
The area around San Jose is thick with vegetation and tropical rain forests, where San Jose itself is a modern city with tall buildings, museums, and plenty of traffic.