Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

4,814,144 (2015)

Area

51,060 km² • 19,714 mi²

Density

94.3 people per km²

244.2 people per mi²

GDP

$74.09 billion (2015)

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Leumi Business Center
141 m / 463  ft
2 Secrt Sabana
109 m / 358  ft
3 Torre Paseo Colón 2
101.4 m / 333  ft
4 Torre Paseo Colón 1
98.2 m / 322  ft
5 URBN Escalante
93.9 m / 308  ft
6 Torre Los Yoses
85 m / 279  ft
7 Torre Universal
80.7 m / 265  ft
8 Banco Nacional
80.3 m / 263  ft
9 Nest Freses
80 m / 262  ft
10 Asamblea Legislativa de Costa Rica
79.9 m / 262  ft

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Global News

27 October 2022

San José Complex Architecturally Tops Out

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Global News

16 June 2022

Construction Progresses on Second Tower of Residential Complex in San José

The real estate developer Garnier & Garnier has advanced the construction of the second stage of Azenza Towers, a residential project that offers 162 more...

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Global News

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Passive Residential Tower Introduced to San José

Studio Saxe introduces Gardenia, its first vertical sustainable building within the suburb of Rohrmoser in San José, Costa Rica. Incorporating distinct large terraces and planted...

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