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São Paulo


  1. São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the Americas and the world's twelfth largest city by population. The metropolis is anchor to the São Paulo metropolitan area, ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in Brazil, the second most populous in the Americas and the seventh largest in the world. São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil's most populous and wealthiest state. It exerts strong regional influence in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment and a strong international influence. The name of the city honors Saint Paul of Tarsus.
  2. São Paulo is a state in Brazil. It is the major industrial and economic powerhouse of the Brazilian economy. Named after Saint Paul, São Paulo has the largest population, industrial complex, and economic production in the country. It is the richest state in Brazil. The capital, São Paulo, is also the largest city in South America.
  3. São Paulo is a former parish in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. At the administrative reorganization of Lisbon on 8 December 2012 it became part of the parish Misericórdia.

There are other places with in their name, like São Paulo Zoo, São Paulo Cathedral, São Paulo Art Museum, São Paulo de Olivença, São Paulo Museum of Art, University of São Paulo, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo dos Campos de Piratininga, São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo.


  1. "São Paulo" is a musical single of MC Daleste.
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  2. "São Paulo" a.k.a. "Sao Paulo" is a musical album of Deadstring Brothers.
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  3. "São Paulo" a.k.a. "Sao Paulo" is a composition.


  1. "São Paulo" a.k.a. "Sao Paulo" is a book by Kalmann Schaefer.
    • also known as "Sao Paulo: urban development and employment"
  2. "São Paulo" is a book by Marcel Gautherot.


São Paulo is a painting by Portuguese Renaissance artist Nuno Gonçalves. It is held at the National Museum of Ancient Art, in Lisbon.

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Google previewCity of Walls (2000)

Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in São Paulo by Teresa Pires do Rio Caldeira

The New Segregation Contemporary São Paulo is a more diversified and complex metropolitan region than it was fifteen years ago, when the center- periphery model sufficiently described its pattern of segregation and social inequality.

Google previewAsphalt Children and City Streets (2012)

by Mônica Mesquita, Sal Restivo, Ubiratan D’Ambrosio

Following Caetano Veloso, and paraphrasing Brazilian song writer Tom Jobim, “ São Paulo is a shit but is good”. Many hours spent in the rush time, in the bus and subways, inside the car, and under the horror of robbery and the shadow of ...

Google previewThe Outlook (1914)

Moreover, São Paulo is an unusually attractive and well-built city, and the smaller towns also are responding to the new thrill. The whole life of the province has been profoundly affected for good. Yet enough of the old life remains to add color ...

Google previewBrazil Dream Trip (2013)

by Alex Robinson

São Paulo is a city.” SãoPauloisvast(population18-20million) andcanfeelintimidatingonfirstarrival.Butthisisacity of separate neighbourhoods, only a few of which are interesting for visitors, and once you have your base it is easy to navigate.

Google previewThe Killing Consensus (2015)

Police, Organized Crime, and the Regulation of Life and Death in Urban Brazil by Graham Denyer Willis

São Paulo is a city in which killing, and the regulation of killing, occurs via parallel and normative logics of violence. These two kinds of killing— homicide and resisting arrest follow by death—are undergirded by a set of urban, spatial, and ...

Google previewTemporary Agency Work and Globalisation (2016)

Beyond Flexibility and Inequality by Huiyan Fu

São Paulo is an enormous metropolis, and intermediaries tend to prefer candidates who live in areas close to the city centre, as this reduces cost of transportation. This aspect of recruitment was caught by applicants who resided in the city's ...

Google previewNatural School Geography (1907)

by Jacques Wardlaw Redway, Russell Hinman

São Paulo is a trade center in the coffee region. Its port, Santos, ships more coffee than Rio de Janeiro, but chiefly to Europe. Bahia and Pernambuco are the ports of the sugar and tobacco district. Para is the great rubber-shipping port, and ...

Google previewGlobalization, Violence and the Visual Culture of Cities (2009)

by Christoph Lindner

But São Paulo is a good contemporary case, and something about this imagination of it as a ruined landscape in the aftermath of an act of violence persists strongly to the present, even when the facts contradict it. Take Anselm Kiefer's ...

Google previewWorld Film Locations (2013)

Sao Paulo by Natália Pinazza, Louis Bayman

São Paulo is an impressive document that gives an idea of how modernization was taking shape and was being praised in the late 1920s in Latin America. wGarolin Overhofi“ Ferreira Photo © Paulo Silvestrini and Carol Bandeira de Mello ...

Google previewNew Outlook (1914)

by Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton

Moreover, São Paulo is an unusually attractive and well-built city, and the smaller towns also are responding to the new thrill. The whole life of the province has been profoundly affected for good. Yet enough of the old life remains to add color ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Soccer (2011)

by Tom Dunmore

São Paulo FC (BRA) 1975 Independiente (ARG) Unión Española (CHI) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009)

by Ray Hutchison

Histórias e tradições da cidade de São Paulo. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: José Olímpio. Caldeira, T. 2001. City of Walls: Crime, Segregation, and Citizenship in São Paulo. Berkeley: University of California Press. Camargo, C., org. 1976. São Paulo ...

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