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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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. is situated 2½ km southwest of São Paulo. Photo: Wilfredor, CC0.

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

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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 one of 96 districts in the city of São Paulo, . is situated 5 km north of São Paulo.

is a district located in the north of São Paulo. is situated 4½ km northeast of São Paulo.

is a district located in the northern region of the city of São Paulo. is situated 6 km northeast of São Paulo.

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