São Paulo is the lairgest ceety o Brazil, the lairgest ceety in the soothren hemisphere, an the warld's 7t lairgest metropolitan aurie. The ceety is the caipital o the state o São Paulo, the maist populous Brazilian state. The name o the ceety honors Saunt Paul. São Paulo exerts strang regional influence in commerce an finance as well as airts an entertainment. São Paulo is considered an Alpha - Warld Ceety.[3]

São Paulo
Município de São Paulo
Municipality o São Paulo
Photo montage o the ceety o São Paulo. Frae the top, left tae richt: São Paulo Cathedral; Unitit Naitions Business Center; São Paulo Museum o Airt on Paulista Avenue; Paulista Museum; Bandeiras Monument; Octávio Frias de Oliveira Brig; an owerview o the historic dountoun frae Altino Arantes Biggin.
Photo montage o the ceety o São Paulo. Frae the top, left tae richt: São Paulo Cathedral; Unitit Naitions Business Center; São Paulo Museum o Airt on Paulista Avenue; Paulista Museum; Bandeiras Monument; Octávio Frias de Oliveira Brig; an owerview o the historic dountoun frae Altino Arantes Biggin.
Banner o São Paulo
Banner
Official seal of São Paulo
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Terra da Garoa (Land o Drizzle) an Sampa
Motto(s): 
"Non ducor, duco"  (Laitin)
"A am no led, A lead"
Location of São Paulo
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Coordinates: 23°33′S 46°38′W / 23.550°S 46.633°W / -23.550; -46.633Coordinates: 23°33′S 46°38′W / 23.550°S 46.633°W / -23.550; -46.633
Kintra Brazil
RegionSootheast
StateBandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Foondit1554
Govrenment
 • MayorGilberto Kassab (Democrats)
Area
 • Municipality1522.986 km2 (588.028 sq mi)
 • Metro
7943.818 km2 (3,067.125 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2493.4 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1][2]
 • Municipality11,316,149(1st)
 • Density7216.3/km2 (18,690/sq mi)
 • Metro
19,889,559
 • Metro density2469.35/km2 (6,395.6/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Paulistano
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code (CEP)
01000-000
WebsiteCeety o São Paulo

The ceety haes mony laundmerks, sic as the Paulista Museum, the neo-gothic Metropolitan Sé Cathedral, the São Paulo Museum o Airt (MASP), the Monumento às Bandeiras (Portuguese for Monument tae the Banner) an Niemeyer's Ibirapuera Bienal Complex; an mair recently the Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge (Estaiada Bridge) in the Sooth Side. Paulista Avenue, in Midtoun, is the ceety´s maist important financial center.

The ceety is hame tae the São Paulo Stock Exchynge, or BOVESPA, the Future Markets, an the Cereal Market Stock Exchynges, the seicont lairgest stock exchynge in the Americas. São Paulo haes been hame tae several o the tallest buildins in Brazil, includin the Mirante do Vale Building[4] an Itália Building.[5]

Wi an estimatit population o 11,037,593 residents[6] athin an aurie o 1,523 square kilometers (588.0 sq mi),[7] São Paulo is the maist populous ceety proper in the Americas.[8]

The ceety an aa lies at the centre o the hivily urbanized São Paulo metropolitan aurie, wi an estimatit 19,889,559 fowk in 2009[9] ower 7,944 square kilometers (3,067.2 sq mi),[10] is the lairgest metropolitan aurie in the naition. São Paulo metropolitan aurie is ranked as the seicont maist populous in the Americas.[11]

Fowk frae the ceety o São Paulo are kent as paulistanos, while paulistas designates onyane frae the whole o São Paulo state, includin the paulistanos. The ceety's Latin motto, which it haes shared wi the battleship an the aircraft carrier named efter it, is Non dvcor, dvco, which translates as "A am no led, I lead."[12]

A famous nickname for the ceety is "Sampa." São Paulo is kent for its unreliable wather, the size o its helicopter fleet, airchitectur, gastronomy, an multitude o skyscrapers an aw.[13]

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Twin touns an sister ceetiesEedit

São Paulo is twinned wi:[14]

  Americas   Europe   Asie   Africae
  Buenos Aires, Argentinae   Paris, Fraunce[15]   Yerevan, Armenie   Luanda, Angolae
  La Paz, Bolivie   Coimbra, Portugal   Beijing, Cheenae[16]   Bamako, Mali
  Toronto, Canadae   Milan, Italy[17]   Seoul, Sooth Korea[18]   Johannesburg, Sooth Africae
  Mexico Ceety, México   Funchal, Portugal   Tel Aviv, Israel[19]
  Chicago, Unitit States   Lisbon, Portugal   Amman, Jordan
  Asunción, Paraguay   Porto, Portugal   Damascus, Sirie
  Montevideo, Uruguay   Bucharest, Romanie   Osaka, Japan
  Lima, Peru   Cluj-Napoca, Romanie   Ningbo, Cheenae
  Mendoza, Argentinae   Barcelona, Spain[20]   Macau
  Córdoba, Spain[21]   New Delhi, Indie
  Santiago de Compostela, Spain   Naha, Japan[22]


ReferencesEedit

  1. Censo 2010: população do Brasil é de 190.732.694 pessoas
  2. url=http://www.ibge.gov.br/home/estatistica/populacao/estimativa2009/POP2009_DOU.pdf IBGE
  3. www.lboro.ac.uk The World According to GaWC 2008 – Retrieved on 2009-07-06
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  5. "Edifício Itália, São Paulo". Cidade de São Paulo. Retrieved 1 November 2009.[deid airtin]
  6. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística; Estimativas das Populações Residentes, em 1o. De Julho de 2008. Zip-file from ftp-archive. Estimated population of municipalities in Brazil on 2008-07-01. Retrieved on 2008-10-14.
  7. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística; Resolução No. 05, de 10 de Outubro de 2002, Área Territorial: UF – São Paulo – SP - 35 Pdf-file from ftp-archive. Areas of municipalities in São Paulo state. Retrieved on 2008-10-14.
  8. "Citimayors website — Largest cities". Citymayors.com. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2010.
  9. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística; Estimativas das Populações Residentes, em 1o. De Julho de 2008. Zip-file from ftp-archive. Estimated population of municipalities in Brazil on 2008-07-01. 22,105,060 is the total population of the 39 municipalities within the official metropolitan area of São Paulo. Retrieved on 2008-10-14.
  10. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística; Resolução No. 05, de 10 de Outubro de 2002, Área Territorial: UF – São Paulo – SP - 35 Pdf-file from ftp-archive. Areas of municipalities in São Paulo state. Total area of the 39 municipalities within the official metropolitan area of São Paulo. Retrieved on 2008-10-14.
  11. Consejo Nacional de Población, México; Proyecciones de la Población de México 2005-2050[deid airtin] The total population o Zona metropolitana del Valle de México (Distrito Federal plus 60 ither municipalities) wis estimatit tae 19,826,918 in 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-14.
  12. "E São Paulo". Navios De Guerra Brasileiros. Brazilian Navy. Archived frae the original on 3 Julie 2008. Retrieved 3 Mey 2009.
  13. "São Paulo holds Gay Pride parade," BBC
  14. "International Relations – São Paulo City Hall – Official Sister Cities". Prefeitura.sp.gov.br. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2010.
  15. "Les pactes d'amitié et de coopération". Paris.fr. 17 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2010.
  16. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
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  19. "Tel Aviv sister cities" (in Hebrew). Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality. Retrieved 14 Julie 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  20. "Barcelona internacional – Ciutats agermanades" (in Catalan). 2006–2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved 13 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  21. "Os contatos internacionais do município de Limeira: pautas para o intercâmbio e o desenvolvimento" (in Portuguese). Revista Jurídica Netlegis. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010.
  22. "Naha Sister Cities". City.naha.okinawa.jp. Retrieved 17 Apryle 2010.