São Paulo

São Paulo is the largest city in , with a municipality population of 12.1 million, and about 21.3 million in its metropolitan region - the second most populous of the Southern Hemisphere.
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Popular Destinations

São Paulo's city downtown area is where the city was founded, in 1554. Photo: Rodrigo.Argenton, CC BY-SA 4.0.

West is a region in São Paulo. If the Downtown represents the São Paulo of the past, probably no other region represents the São Paulo of present day as well as the West. Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northeast is a region of São Paulo. A rural area turned residential, it is now known for its large exposition and event centers, and many of the city's largest events, including the São Paulo Carnaval Parade, happen here. Photo: Boneysp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of São Paulo. It is the wealthiest region of the city on average, although it does contain some poorer areas, especially in the extreme south. Photo: Agente Rolf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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Building, commonly called , is a 170-metre office skyscraper located in São Paulo, , in the area of Downtown São Paulo and Vale do Anhangabaú. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Wilfredor, CC0.

Tourist attraction
is a 165 m tall 46-story skyscraper located in the República district, Central Zone of São Paulo, . Photo: Dornicke, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The , also known as the Banespa Building, and most popularly by Banespão is an important Art deco skyscraper located in São Paulo, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.


region is commonly used by people of São Paulo to refer to the area around Avenida . Photo: sensechange, CC BY 2.0.

is a region of São Paulo. With about 2.7 million people, it is the most populous region and the main reduct of São Paulo's working classes, a true "City of Workers". Photo: Krauser levyl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southeast is a region of São Paulo. It can be described as a "transition zone" between its three surrounding regions: the Historic Center, the "City of New Rich" and the "City of Workers", mixing characteristics of these three regions. Photo: Dianarchitect, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a region of São Paulo. It is the largest region of the municipality of São Paulo, and although the second most populous, it is by far the least densely populated. Photo: Febrisolla, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Northwest is a region of São Paulo. It is mostly suburban and residencial similar to the Far East, with the difference that considerable portions of the region remain rural or unoccupied. Photo: Marcos Silvério da Silva, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district in the in the city of São Paulo, . Photo: Angel.biel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southeast is a region of São Paulo. It can be described as a "transition zone" between its three surrounding regions: the Historic Center, the "City of New Rich" and the "City of Workers", mixing characteristics of these three regions.

is a district located in the northern region of the city of São Paulo.

São Paulo

-23.5484° or 23° 32' 54.3" south
-46.6388° or 46° 38' 19.6" west
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769 metres (2523 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Сан-Паулу
  • Achinese: São Paulo
  • Afar: San Paulo
  • Afrikaans: São Paulo
  • Albanian: Sao Paolo
  • Albanian: São Paulo
  • Amharic: ሳው ፓውሉ
  • Arabic: São Paulo
  • Arabic: سان باولو
  • Arabic: ساو باولو
  • Arabic: ساوباولو
  • Arabic: ساو بولو
  • Aragonese: São Paulo
  • Armenian: Սան Պաուլո
  • Armenian: Սան Պաուլու
  • Arpitan: Sant Pôl du Brèsil
  • Arpitan: São Paulo
  • Asturian: São Paulo
  • Aymara: San Pauluw
  • Azerbaijani: San-Paulu
  • Azerbaijani: San Paulo
  • Bambara: São Paulo
  • Bashkir: Сан-Паулу
  • Basque: Sao Paulo
  • Basque: São Paulo
  • Bavarian: São Paulo
  • Belarusian: Сан-Паўлу
  • Bengali: সাঁউ পাউলু
  • Bengali: সাওপাউলো
  • Bengali: সাও পাওলো
  • Bhojpuri: साओ पालो
  • Bishnupriya: সাও পাউলো
  • Bosnian: Sao Paulo
  • Bosnian: São Paulo
  • Breton: São Paulo
  • Buginese: São Paulo
  • Bulgarian: Сао Пауло
  • Burmese: ဆောပိုလိုမြို့
  • Catalan: São Paulo
  • Cebuano: São Paulo
  • Central Bikol: São Paulo
  • Central Kurdish: ساوپاولۆ
  • Chavacano: São Paulo
  • Chechen: Сан-Паулу
  • Cheyenne: São Paulo
  • Chinese: São Paulo
  • Chinese: 圣保罗
  • Chinese: 圣保罗州
  • Chinese: 聖保羅
  • Chuvash: Сан-Паулу
  • Cornish: São Paulo
  • Corsican: São Paulo
  • Cree: ᓴᐅ ᐸᐅᐅ
  • Crimean Tatar: San Paulu
  • Croatian: São Paulo
  • Czech: São Paulo
  • Danish: São Paulo
  • Dhivehi: ސައޮ ޕައުލޯ
  • Dimli (individual language): São Paulo
  • Dotyali: साओ पाउलो
  • Dutch: Sao Paulo
  • Dutch: São Paulo
  • Eastern Mari: Сан-Паулу
  • Egyptian Arabic: ساو باولو
  • English: Sao Paulo
  • English: São Paulo city
  • Erzya: Сан-Паулу
  • Esperanto: San-Paŭlo
  • Esperanto: Sanpaŭlo
  • Esperanto: Sanpaŭlurbo
  • Estonian: São Paulo
  • Extremaduran: São Paulo
  • Faroese: São Paulo
  • Fiji Hindi: São Paulo
  • Fijian: São Paulo
  • Finnish: Sao Paulo
  • Finnish: São Paulo
  • French: Sao Paulo
  • French: São Paulo
  • Galician: San Paulo
  • Galician: São Paulo
  • Gan Chinese: 聖保羅
  • Georgian: სან-პაულუ
  • German: Sao Paulo
  • German: São Paulo
  • Greek: Σάο Πάολο
  • Guarani: São Paulo
  • Guianese Creole French: São Paulo
  • Gujarati: સાઉ પાઉલો
  • Haitian: São Paolo
  • Hakka Chinese: Sṳn Pó-lò
  • Hausa: São Paulo
  • Hawaiian: San Paulu
  • Hebrew: סאו פאולו
  • Hindi: साओ पाउलो
  • Hungarian: São Paulo
  • Icelandic: São Paulo
  • Ido: Sao Paulo
  • Iloko: São Paulo
  • Indonesian: São Paulo
  • Ingush: Сан-Паулу
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): São Paulo
  • Interlingue: São Paulo
  • Inuktitut: ᓴᐆ ᐸᐆᓘ
  • Inupiaq: São Paulo
  • Irish: São Paulo
  • Italian: San Paolo
  • Italian: San Paolo del Brasile
  • Italian: Sao Paulo
  • Italian: São Paulo
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sou Paalo
  • Japanese: S.Paulo
  • Japanese: SP
  • Japanese: サンパウロ
  • Japanese: 聖市
  • Javanese: São Paulo
  • Kabiyè: Sao Poolo
  • Kalaallisut: São Paulo
  • Kalmyk: Сан-Паулу
  • Kannada: ಸಾವೊ ಪಾಲೊ
  • Kannada: ಸಾವೊ ಪೌಲೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: San Paulo
  • Kazakh: Сан-Паулу
  • Kazakh: Сан-Паулу қаласы
  • Komi-Permyak: Сан Павлу
  • Komi: Сан-Паулу
  • Korean: 상파올로
  • Korean: 상파올루
  • Korean: 상파울로
  • Korean: 상파울루
  • Kurdish: São Paulo
  • Ladin: São Paulo
  • Ladino: São Paulo
  • Lao: São Paulo
  • Latin: Paulopolis
  • Latin: Urbs Paulistana
  • Latvian: Sanpaulu
  • Lezghian: Сан-Паулу
  • Ligurian: São Paulo
  • Limburgan: São Paulo
  • Lingala: São Paulo
  • Lithuanian: San Paulas
  • Lojban: sankt. paulos
  • Lombard: São Paulo
  • Low German: São Paulo
  • Lower Sorbian: São Paulo
  • Luxembourgish: São Paulo
  • Macedo-Romanian: São Paulo
  • Macedonian: Сао Паоло
  • Maithili: साओ पाउलो
  • Malagasy: São Paulo
  • Malay: Sao Paulo
  • Malay: São Paulo
  • Malayalam: സാവോ പോളോ
  • Manx: São Paulo
  • Maori: Hao Pāora
  • Marathi: साओ पाउलो
  • Mazanderani: سائوپائولو
  • Min Dong Chinese: São Paulo
  • Min Nan Chinese: São Paulo
  • Mingrelian: სან-პაულუ
  • Mirandese: San Poulo
  • Mongolian: Сан-Паоло
  • Mongolian: Сан-Паулу
  • Moroccan Arabic: ساو پاولو
  • N'Ko: ߛߊߥߏ߫ ߔߟߏ߫
  • Narom: San Paulu
  • Nauru: São Paulo
  • Neapolitan: San Paulo
  • Nepali: साओ पाउलो
  • Northern Frisian: São Paulo
  • Northern Sami: São Paulo
  • Norwegian: São Paulo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: São Paulo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: São Paulo
  • Novial: São Paulo
  • Nyanja: São Paulo
  • Occitan (post 1500): São Paulo
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܣܐܘ ܦܐܘܠܘ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): São Paulo
  • Ossetian: Сан-Паулу
  • Pampanga: São Paulo
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਓ ਪਾਉਲੋ
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਓ ਪਾਓਲੋ
  • Papiamento: São Paulo
  • Pennsylvania German: São Paulo
  • Persian: سائوپائولو
  • Persian: سائو پائولو
  • Picard: Saint-Pol
  • Picard: São Paulo
  • Piemontese: San Pàul ëd Brasil
  • Polish: São Paulo
  • Portuguese: Sampa
  • Portuguese: São Paulo
  • Portuguese: São Paulo capital
  • Portuguese: Terra da garoa
  • Portuguese: cidade de São Paulo
  • Portuguese: cidade de São Paulo, Brasil
  • Prussian: minas
  • Pushto: ساو پاولو
  • Quechua: São Paulo
  • Romanian: Sao Paulo
  • Romanian: São Paulo
  • Romansh: São Paulo
  • Russia Buriat: Сан-Паулу
  • Russian: Сан-Паулу (город)
  • Russian: Сан-Паулу
  • Rusyn: Сан Пауло
  • Samogitian: San Paulos
  • Sanskrit: साओ पाओलो
  • Sardinian: Sao Paulo
  • Saterfriesisch: São Paulo
  • Scots: São Paulo
  • Scottish Gaelic: São Paulo
  • Serbian: Сао Паоло
  • Serbian: Сао Пауло
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sao Paulo
  • Serbo-Croatian: São Paulo
  • Sicilian: San Paulu dû Brasili
  • Silesian: São Paulo
  • Sinhala: සාවෝ - පෝලෝ
  • Sinhala: සාවෝ පෝලෝ
  • Slovak: São Paulo
  • Slovenian: Sao Paulo
  • Slovenian: São Paulo
  • Somali: Sow Bawlo
  • Somali: São Paulo
  • South Azerbaijani: سائو پائولو
  • South Azerbaijani: سانپائولو
  • Spanish: San Pablo
  • Spanish: Sao Paulo
  • Spanish: São Paulo
  • Sranan Tongo: São Paulo
  • Swahili: São Paulo
  • Swedish: Sao Paulo
  • Swedish: São Paulo
  • Swiss German: São Paulo
  • Tagalog: São Paulo
  • Tahitian: São Paulo
  • Tajik: Сан-Паулу
  • Tajik: Сан Паулу
  • Tamil: சாவோ பாவுலோ
  • Tamil: ஸௌ பௌலோ
  • Tatar: Сан-Паулу
  • Telugu: శఒ పౌలొ
  • Telugu: సావో పాలో
  • Telugu: సౌ పౌలో
  • Tetum: Saun Paulu
  • Thai: เซาเปาลู
  • Tibetan: སན་པའུ་ལོ་
  • Tok Pisin: San Paulu
  • Tosk Albanian: São Paulo
  • Turkish: Sao Paulo
  • Turkish: São Paulo
  • Turkmen: San-Paulu
  • Twi: São Paulo
  • Udmurt: Сан-Паулу
  • Uighur: San Pawlo
  • Ukrainian: Сан-Паулу
  • Upper Sorbian: São Paulo
  • Urdu: ساؤ پالو
  • Urdu: ساؤں پاؤلو
  • Uzbek: San-Paulu
  • Uzbek: San Paulu
  • Venetian: San Poło del Braxil
  • Veps: San Paulu
  • Vietnamese: Sao Paulo
  • Vietnamese: São Paulo
  • Volapük: São Paulo
  • Võro: São Paulo
  • Walloon: Sawo Pålo
  • Waray (Philippines): São Paulo
  • Welsh: São Paulo
  • Western Frisian: São Paulo
  • Western Mari: Сан-Паулу
  • Western Panjabi: ساؤ پولو
  • Wolof: São Paulo
  • Wu Chinese: 聖保羅
  • Yakut: Сан Паулу
  • Yiddish: סאו פאולא
  • Yoruba: São Paulo
  • Yue Chinese: 聖保羅
  • Zeeuws: São Paulo
  • Zhuang: São Paulo
  • San Pàule
  • São Paulo de Piratininga

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