San José

San José

San José – or San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph. According to the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's GEOnet Names Server, it is the most common place name in the world.

Inhabited locations

Two major cities in the world share the name "San José":
*San José, Costa Rica, the capital city of Costa Rica
*San Jose, California, United States, the largest city with this name

as do many other smaller cities, towns and administrative subdivisions:

flag|Argentina:
* San José, Entre Ríos
* San José de Feliciano, Entre Ríos
* San José de Jáchal, San Juan
* San José de Metán, Saltaflag|Belize:
* San José, Orange Walk Districtflag|Chile:
* San José de la Mariquinaflag|Colombia:
* San José de Cúcuta, the unused official name of the city and municipality of Cúcuta, Norte de Santander
* San José del Guaviare a town and municipality in the Guaviare Department
* Valle San José a town and municipality in the Santander Department
* San Jose de Ocune a town and municipality in the Vichada Department
* San José, Caldas a town and municipality in the Caldas Departmentflag|Costa Rica:
* San José, Costa Rica, the national capital
* San José Province, a province
* San José Canton, a canton in the province of San José
* San José de Alajuela, a village and district in the canton of Alajuela in the province of Alajuela
* San José de Atenas, a district in the canton of Atenas in the province of Alajuela
* San José de El Amparo, a village in the district of El Amparo in the canton of Los Chiles in the province of Alajuela
* San José de Grecia, a village and district in the canton of Grecia in the province of Alajuela
* San José de Naranjo, a district in the canton of Naranjo in the province of Alajuela
* San José de San Isidro, a district in the canton of San Isidro in the province of Heredia
* San José de Upala, also known as Pizote, a district in the canton of Upala in the province of Alajuela
* San José de la Montaña de Barva, a village and district in the canton of Barva in the province of Heredia
* San José Sur de Atenas, a village in the district of San José in the canton of Atenas in the province of Alajuelaflag|Ecuador:
* San Jose, Santa Elenaflag|Guatemala:
* San José Acatempa
* San José Chacayá
* San José El Idolo
* San José La Arada
* San José Ojetenam
* San José Pinula
* San José Poaquil
* San José del Golfo
* San José, El Petén
* San José, Escuintla
* Puerto San Joséflag|Northern Mariana Islands:
* San Jose, Saipan village, Saipan
* San Jose, Tinian village, Tinianflag|Mexico:
* San José, Durango
* San José, Querétaro
* San José, San Luis Potosí
* San José, Sonora
* San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur
* San José Iturbide, Guanajuato
* San José Xicoténcatl, Tlaxcala
* San José Villa de Allende, State of Méxicoflag|Panama:
* San José de Davidflag|Paraguay:
* San José de los Arroyos
* San José Obreroflag|Peru:
* San José District (disambiguation), districts in Peru.flag|Philippines:
* San Jose, Antique
* San Jose, Batangas
* San Jose, Bulacan
* San Jose, Camarines Sur
* San Jose, Negros Oriental
* San Jose, Northern Samar
* San Jose City, Nueva Ecija
* San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
* San Jose, Romblon
* San Jose, Samar
* San Jose, Surigao del Norte
* San Jose, Tarlac
* San Jose del Monte City, Bulacanflag|United States:
* San Jose, Arizona, a community in Graham County
* San Jose, Arizona, a satellite town, part of the city of Bisbee
* San José, California
* San Jose, Illinois
* South San Jose Hills, Californiaflag|Uruguay:
* San José de Mayo
* San José Department

Islands

* San José Island (Texas)
* San José Island, Lower California
* Isla de San José, an island in Panama
* Weddell Island, ("Isla San José" in Spanish), Falklands

Institutions and organizations

* Club San José, a Bolivian football team
* Mission San Jose, a mission in California, USA
* San Jose Sharks - NHL ice hockey team
* San Jose SaberCats - AFL arena football team

Colleges and universities

* Colegio Diocesano de Sao José, Macau
* Colegio San José, Puerto Rico
* San José State University, California, USA
* University of San Jose-Recoletos, Philippines

Animal species

* The San Jose Island Kangaroo Rat, "Dipodomys insularis"
* The San Jose Brush Rabbit, "Sylvilagus mansuetus"

Other

* 6216 San Jose, an asteroid
* "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?", a Burt Bacharach song
* Palacio San José, a historical building and museum in Entre Ríos, Argentina
* "San Jose Mercury News", a daily newspaper
* San José Volcano, on the Chilean–Argentine border
* San José, the wreck of a Spanish treasure ship full of gold
* San Jose River, a river in the Cariboo region of British Columbia, Canada

ee also

*São José


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