São Paulo

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with a municipality population of 11.9 million, and about 21 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 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.

Far East 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".


South Central is a region of São Paulo. It is the wealthiest region of the city in terms of average income per capita, although poorer areas also exist, especially in the extreme south of the region.

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.

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

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.

Far South 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.

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.

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Other Names for São Paulo

  • Abkhazian:  Сан-Паулу
  • Amharic:  ሳው ፓውሉ
  • Arabic:  ساو باولو
  • Armenian:  Սան Պաուլու
  • Aymara:  San Pauluw
  • Bashkir:  Сан-Паулу
  • Basque:  Sao Paulo
  • Belarusian:  Сан-Паўлу
  • Bengali:  সাঁউ পাউলু
  • Bishnupriya:  সাও পাউলো
  • Bosnian:  Sao Paulo
  • Bulgarian:  Сао Пауло
  • Burmese:  ဆောပိုလိုမြို့
  • Chuvash:  Сан-Паулу
  • Crimean Tatar:  San Paulu
  • Dhivehi:  ސައޮ ޕައުލޯ
  • Eastern Mari:  Сан-Паулу
  • Egyptian Arabic:  ساو باولو
  • Esperanto:  San-Paŭlo
  • Galician:  San Paulo
  • Gan Chinese:  聖保羅
  • Georgian:  სან-პაულუ
  • Greek:  Σάο Πάολο
  • Haitian:  São Paolo
  • Hebrew:  סאו פאולו
  • Hindi:  साओ पाउलो
  • Ido:  Sao Paulo
  • Italian:  San Paolo
  • Japanese:  サンパウロ
  • Kalmyk:  Сан-Паулу
  • Kannada:  ಸಾವೊ ಪಾಲೊ
  • Komi:  Сан-Паулу
  • Korean:  상파울루
  • Latin:  Urbs Paulistana
  • Latvian:  Sanpaulu
  • Lithuanian:  San Paulas
  • Lojban:  sankt. paulos
  • Macedonian:  Сао Паоло
  • Malayalam:  സാവോ പോളോ
  • Marathi:  साओ पाउलो
  • Mazanderani:  سائوپائولو
  • Mirandese:  San Poulo
  • Narom:  San Paulu
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE):  ܣܐܘ ܦܐܘܠܘ
  • Ossetian:  Сан-Паулу
  • Persian:  سائوپائولو
  • Piemontese:  San Pàul ëd Brasil
  • Portuguese:  Sampa, São Paulo capital
  • Russian:  Сан-Паулу
  • Rusyn:  Сан Пауло
  • Sardinian:  Sao Paulo
  • Serbian:  Сао Пауло
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Sao Paulo
  • Sicilian:  San Paulu dû Brasili
  • Tajik:  Сан-Паулу
  • Tamil:  சாவோ பாவுலோ
  • Tatar:  Сан-Паулу
  • Telugu:  శఒ పౌలొ
  • Tetum:  Saun Paulu
  • Thai:  เซาเปาลู
  • Tok Pisin:  San Paulu
  • Turkish:  Sao Paulo
  • Turkmen:  San-Paulu
  • Uighur:  San Pawlo
  • Ukrainian:  Сан-Паулу
  • Urdu:  ساؤ پالو
  • Uzbek:  San Paulu
  • Venetian:  San Poło del Braxil
  • Walloon:  Sawo Pålo
  • Western Panjabi:  ساؤ پولو
  • Wu Chinese:  聖保羅
  • Yakut:  Сан Паулу
  • Yiddish:  סאו פאולא

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