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.

West is a region in . 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.

is a region of . 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".

is a region of . It is the wealthiest region of the city on average, although it does contain some poorer areas, especially in the extreme south.

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Northeast is a region of . 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.

region is commonly used by people of São Paulo to refer to the area around Avenida .

Southeast is a region of . 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 region of . 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.

Northwest is a region of . It is mostly suburban and residencial similar to the Far East, with the difference that considerable portions of the region remain rural or unoccupied.

Landmarks in the Area

Mirante do Vale Building, commonly called Mirante do Vale, is a 170-metre office skyscraper located in , , in the area of Downtown São Paulo and Vale do Anhangabaú.

The São Paulo Museum of Art is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of , .

The Altino Arantes Building, also known as the Banespa Building, and most popularly by Banespão is an important Art deco skyscraper located in , .

Edifício Itália is a 165 m tall 46-story skyscraper located in the República district, Central Zone of , .

Localities in the Area

Mooca from tupi mo-oka, meaning to build houses, is a district in the subprefecture of the same name in the city of , .

Sé is the name of the most central borough in the city of , in , divided in eight districts.

Pari is one of 96 districts in the city of , .

Bixiga is a neighbourhood at center of the city of , .

Aclimação is a prosperous neighborhood in the central region of the city of , .

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