San Jose

USA_San Jose_1_SVARCSan Jose is a successor of the oldest civilian settlement in California founded by Spanish colonizers in 1777.

For about two centuries it served as a small farming community. It started to experience its rapid population growth  and a suburban sprawl, with characteristics of intense urbanization in the middle of last century.

Currently the city is the third largest city in California and the capital of Silicon (Santa Clara) Valley, where many high-tech companies are located.

The city is also renowned as one of the world’s leading centers for medical treatment and research.

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