The province of San Jose is located in the central part of Costa Rica and covers an area of about 5,000 square kilometres.
The region comprises a lush green valley surrounded by coffee-covered mountains. The climate here is pleasant and temperate and the temperature hovers at a more or less steady 21° C.
San Jose has a population of about 1,346,000 people and is one of the most densely populated provinces of Costa Rica. The populace is mixture of various ethnic groups, the predominant ones being the Spanish and those of mixed Mestizo heritage. Other ethnic groups include the descendants of the Italians, Germans, English, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Polish and Chinese.
The culture is a veritable smorgasbord of the different traditions of these ethnic groups and is very vibrant and unique.
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