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San José, Costa Rica

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 9.934739, -84.087502.

San José the largest and the capital city of the Republic of Costa Rica which lays in the region between South America and North America known as Central America. The city is a large settlement located in a beautiful valley between the green hills of the surrounding mountain chains covered by spectacular green forests. The total area of the city is estimated to be close to 18 miles and the actual center of the city is situated in the southwestern part of the municipal area. The city can be found approximately in the middle of the country and the distance from San José to the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is about 45 miles whereas the border between Costa Rica and Panama is located about 60 miles south east of the city.

Just like all capital cities, San José is the city where the country's main administrative and executive offices are located. San José is a very important social and cultural center of the country, with numerous theaters, museums, monuments, parks, examples of the world's finest architecture like the building of National Theater, etc. There are plenty of beautiful gardens, small public parks, and a zoo located in the city. The largest neighborhoods of San José include the towns of Desamparados, San Pedro, Ipís de Goicoechea, Alajuelita, Escazu, San Rafael de Escazú, Santa Ana, and others. There are also two quite large satellite cities of San José, Cartago, and Alajuela, which can be found to the south east and to the north west of the city respectively.

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San José, Costa Rica Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of San José, Costa Rica is 9.934739, and the longitude is -84.087502. San José, Costa Rica is located at Costa Rica country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 9° 56' 5.0604'' N and 84° 5' 15.0072'' W.

San José, Costa Rica Geographic Information
CountryCosta Rica
Latitude9.934739
Longitude-84.087502
DMS Lat9° 56' 5.0604'' N
DMS Long84° 5' 15.0072'' W
UTM Easting819,390.44
UTM Northing1,099,598.44
CategoryCities
Country CodeCR
Zoom Level8

Coordinates of San José, Costa Rica is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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