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  Sao Paulo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The largest city of Brazil and of South America, with a metropolitan area population that exceeds 18 million, São Paulo is an ultramodern metropolis with skyscrapers, palatial homes, and spacious parks and recreational facilities.
São Paulo, which dominates the vast hinterland of one of Brazil’s wealthiest agricultural states, is Brazil’s commercial, financial, and industrial center.
In 1681, São Paulo was made the administrative capital of the surrounding area, and in 1711 it achieved city status.
www.bartleby.com /65/sa/SaoPaulo.html   (428 words)

  
 Sao Paulo - Introduction
Sao Paulo and its rival Brazilian city, Rio de Janeiro, have often been compared to New York and Los Angeles respectively.
The array of nationalities living in Sao Paulo have made it a legendary city among gourmands: Japanese, Italian nuova cucina, Brazilian, Chinese, Jewish, and Arab restaurants are all familiar parts of the city's landscape.
The Jardins district is the center of the dining scene, and thus the center of the Sao Paulo social scene.
www.geographia.com /brazil/saopaulo/index.htm   (387 words)

  
 Sao Paulo travel guide
São Paulo is the largest city in South America and the third largest in the world.
Food in Sao Paulo is the best in the country and rivals that of any major capital in the world.
Automotive traffic in Sao Paulo is complicated, specially in main routes, all along the day during weeks and gets worse at rush hours (from 8 am to 10 am and from 6 pm to 8 pm).
www.world66.com /southamerica/brazil/saopaulo   (391 words)

  
 São Paulo Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
São Paulo is a megalopolis of 17 million people, with endless stands of skyscrapers defining the horizon from every angle.
The main financial hub in the country, São Paulo is also Brazil's most cosmopolitan city, with top-rate nightlife and restaurants and impressive cultural and arts scenes.
São Paulo is hardly a beautiful city; it's fast-paced and there's lots to do, but it's also a concrete jungle, with nothing as attractive as Rio's hills and beaches.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=sao_paulo@142   (290 words)

  
 Sao Paulo hotels, discount, budget and luxury accommodation. Brazil hotels in Sao Paulo
WTC Sao Paulo hotel is located near the city centre of Sao Paulo close to Avenida Luis Carlos Berrini, connected to the World Trade Centre and the...
The Novotel Jaragua Sao Paulo Convention is a newly opened hotel and convention centre located in the city centre of Sao Paulo, in an important...
The Tryp Jardins Hotel is located in the city centre of Sao Paulo, close to the famous Avenida Paulista, one of the main financial districts of the...
saopaulo.cybercityguides.com   (1686 words)

  
 Real Estate in Brazil - São Paulo, Brazil
However, unlike the well-known Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo is not a popular destination for tourists, since its attractions are mostly hidden under a dense, chaotic urban scenery.
São Paulo's birthday is January 25, and is a major holiday date in the city.
São Paulo grew quickly during the 1940s to the 1980s and many roads and buildings were quickly constructed without major planning.
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 Sao Paulo-Brazil "Megalopolis"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Sao Paulo has one of the 3 best subway systems in the world (Metro-expanding to become 4 times larger than what it is now).
Sao Paulo City may be often referred to as "The Concrete Jungle", but the truth is that this city is one of the greatest cities in the world, and everyone should take advantage of what it has to offer!
Sao Paulo is not the kind of city that you will fall in love with at first sight.
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 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Letter: Sao Paulo's balancing act
The number of helicopters in use in Sao Paulo is second only to New York and there's hardly an office block in town without a helipad these days.
Sao Paulo is one of the biggest urban sprawls on the planet.
Massive, cluttered Sao Paulo is a tribute to poor planning and lack of discipline, with pockets of sanity here and there.
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 Sao Paulo Brazil hotels. Book hotel reservations in Sao Paulo.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Sao Paulo Brazil (sometimes spelled Sau Paulo or Sao Paolo) has millions of inhabitants and hundreds of hotels.
On your next visit to Sao Paulo be a guest at the Sao Paulo Othon Classic, a true paradise in the heart of the city, with the traditional Othon high standard of hospitability that always makes you feel quite at home.
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) -- Fernando Alonso, closing in on a Formula One championship, was fourth fastest Saturday during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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 Sao Paulo News
SAO PAULO, Brazil Brazilian iron ore miner CVRD received the final approval it needed Thursday for its US$17 billion unsolicited bid to purchase Canada's Inco Ltd., the world's second largest nickel miner, CVRD...
SAO PAULO, Brazil: Two American pilots followed their flight plan for at least part of the way before their plane collided with a passenger jet, the apparent cause of a deadly crash, the defense minister said...
SAO PAULO, Brazil Indians demanding greater compensation from mining operations in the Amazon region have invaded a company town owned by the world's largest iron ore miner, the company said Wednesday.
www.topix.net /br/sao-paulo   (784 words)

  
 A World Called São Paulo - Governo do Estado de São Paulo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
It is the state with the country's largest population, largest industrial complex, highest economic production, the one that receives the largest number of immigrants and, as expected, the most cosmopolitan state in South America.
São Paulo was built thanks to hardworking people coming from all over the country and the world, who kept the vocation for work statewide.
São Paulo has 645 municipalities and a population of approximately 40 million inhabitants.
www.saopaulo.sp.gov.br /ingles/saopaulo/index.htm   (228 words)

  
 São Paulo Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database
São Paulo, the capital of the state of São Paulo, is the largest city in Brazil with over 18 million people in its metro area.
Like any big city in a developing country, São Paulo is constantly jammed by its 7.48 million cars; but for the fortunate the helicopter is becoming an alternative, with a fleet of nearly 500 choppers (second only to Tokyo).
The history of the Brazilian skyscraper began with São Paulo's Prédio Martinelli in 1929, which initiated a thorough verticalization of the city.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=101076   (386 words)

  
 Sao Paulo Hotels: Find Hotels in Sao Paulo with HotelGuide and Read Unbiased Reader Reviews
Sao Paulo, capital of the southern Brazilian state of the same name, Sao Paulo, ranks as South America’s largest city with a population relentlessly pushing toward 20 million.
Most Sao Paulo neighborhoods are easily explored on foot, although visitors should beware that the city has the highest number of motorcycles in Brazil, which are credited for a big percentage of pedestrian-related traffic accidents.
Area Facts: Sao Paulo is the second largest city (by population) in the world, with a population of 18 million, second only to Tokyo, with about 20 million.
www.sao.paulo.hotelguide.net   (467 words)

  
 SaoPaulo.com.:.Welcome
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world, with a population of about 18 million in its metropolitan region.
São Paulo is the richest city in the southern hemisphere, though the typical inequality between the classes typically observed in Brazil is blatant.
São Paulo is home to the University of São Paulo and Federal University of São Paulo, as well as many other private colleges such as the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and Mackenzie Presbyterian University.
www.saopaulo.com   (333 words)

  
 UrbanRail.Net > America > Brazil > Metro de São Paulo
São Paulo's is among the younger metros in the world and it's considered one of the most modern although today's extension does not cover all areas of this populous city.
Sao Paulo State Secretariat for Metropolitan Transports (incl.
Today's lines A and D are the oldest ones, they are actually a single railway built in 1868 by a British consortium called The São Paulo Railway, linking the port of Santos to Jundiaí, in the coffee-producing interior.
www.urbanrail.net /am/spau/sao-paulo.htm   (1113 words)

  
 Sao Paulo
Edelman's Sao Paulo office, which also is the company's Latin America headquarters, is Brazil's largest international public relations agency.
The office stands apart from other local Brazilian communication agencies for its ability to offer clients a wide range of public relations services that contribute to the development, value and protection of brands and corporate images.
In 2000 and 2001, Sao Paulo was named "Edelman Office of the Year," due to its strong growth and excellent results in several industry sectors, especially in the areas of technology, health, consumer brands, financial services, corporate marketing, and sports and entertainment marketing.
www.edelman.com /offices/latin_america/sao_paulo   (209 words)

  
 São Paulo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
São Paulo is located on a plateau that is part of the Serra do Mar (Portuguese for "Sea Range"), itself part of the vast region known as the Brazilian Highlands, with an average elevation around 800m (2,625 ft) - though at a distance of only about 70 km (40mi) from the Atlantic Ocean.
There are two major airports in the São Paulo metropolitan area: Governor André Franco Montoro (also known as Guarulhos, neighbour city where it's located, and Cumbica, a district in said city) (GRU, for domestic and international flights) and Congonhas, insteresting building in the 50's architectural style (CGH, for domestic flights).
From a population of merely 32,000 inhabitants in 1880 São Paulo increased its population to approximately 250,000 in 1900, 1,800,000 in 1940, 4,750,000 in 1960 and 8,500,000 in 1980.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/S%C3%A3o_Paulo   (4510 words)

  
 Sao Paulo Brazil Hotel Sonesta Sao Paulo Ibirapuera Brasil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Sonesta São Paulo Ibirapuera is the newest hotel in Moema, one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the city.
The city is considered to be the gastronomic capital of South America and has the most football (soccer) teams of any city in Brazil.
São Paulo is also home to the Prinicipal Stock Exchange (BOVESPA) and most international businesses have offices here.
www.sonesta.com /saopaulo/page.asp?PageID=15343   (246 words)

  
 São Paulo - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world, with a city population of about 10.4 million and almost 19 million in its metropolitan region.
The population and environment of São Paulo is diverse, and districts within it range from extremely luxurious areas to hovels housing the poor and destitute, located usually in suburbia far from the so-called "expanded center".
Common word is that the people in São Paulo work while the rest of Brazil can relax; even though many say this is plainly wrong, it's a fact that the Sao Paulo state actually contributes to 50% of all taxes collected in Brazil, and produces one-third of the country's gross national product (GNP).
wikitravel.org /en/Sao_Paulo_(city)   (7735 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sao Paulo (Brazil)
(S. The ecclesiastical province of São Paulo, in the Republic of Brazil, South America, comprises the Dioceses of Campinas, Riberão Preto, Taubaté, Botucatú, Corityba, and São Carlos do Pinhal, all these dioceses being in the State of São Paulo.
The city of São Paulo, founded in 1561, is one of the most populous (350,000 in 1910) and prosperous in Brazil; it is the centre of the coffee trade, Brazil's greatest industry.
4 Apr., 1864), was transferred to São Paulo in 1907, and consecrated in 1908.
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 Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research - São Paulo Branch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
São Paulo Branch - Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
The São Paulo Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research was established in 1983 at the Hospital do Cancer in São Paulo, Brazil.
The Branch's research centers around furthering our understanding of human cancer genetics and the epidemiology of certain human cancers.
www.ludwig.org.br   (118 words)

  
 Sao Paulo, Brazil by Sergio Koreisha
São Paulo was founded by the Jesuits in 1554, on a plateau 2,493 feet (760 meters) above sea level, but only 45 miles (72 km) from the coast, as a mission center (Patio do Colegio - as the area today is called) for early settlers and the indians who inhabited the area.
Museu de Arte de São Paulo Contains a huge collection of works from the the Rennaissance to Modern Contemporary - paintings are displayed differently than in most classical museums: they are hung from the ceiling and arranged in rows; viewer walks through an "avenue" of masterpieces displayed on either side.
Assembleia Legislativa do Estado de Sao Paulo State Legislature
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~sergiok/brasil/saopaulo.html   (602 words)

  
 Aviation:São Paulo Aviation Spot
You are now visiting the São Paulo Aviation Spot Home Page, dedicated to give you comprehensive information about the Brazilian and South-American aviation scene.
Take a look at the photo gallery,and find out what we see here in the sunny tropics.Most of the shots were taken at GRU or at other Brazilian airports, although some of them came from abroad, mainly from other South and Latin American countries, but also from Europe and other neightbourhoods.
[Sao Paulo International gateway in depth]                                                                                            [Links to other aviation locations]
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/6757/index.html   (127 words)

  
 SPFC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
São Paulo Futebol Clube has one of the most magnificent social club seats in Brazil
In 1970, The stadium was ready, top-class football players incorporated into the team and championships won again
Copyright 2004© São Paulo F. All rights reserved - Developed by One Pixel - Design and Technology
www.saopaulofc.net /english/index.asp   (49 words)

  
 Sao Paulo, Brazil current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
Sao Paulo, Brazil current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to Sao Paulo, Brazil is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
Convert a specific time in Sao Paulo, Brazil to your local time
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 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Digital Center for Development They cliam to have the most complete site for investments in the State of São Paulo.
O'Malley's bar - Sao Paulo's favourite Irish bar & gringo hangout -provide a page on their site with useful information that might facilitate your day to day life
Gringoes.com- A Brazilian portal for the foreign community, including useful information, tips and contacts for foreigners in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
www.bluker.com /rtbrazil/saopaulo.html   (388 words)

  
 São Paulo, Brazil - liberal arts
Live in São Paulo, a cultural and economic center affected by globalization, diverse ethnic heritages, and influential social movements
Learn directly from Brazilian students during orientation about how to manage daily life in São Paulo
Extensive cultural activities and field trips integrated into the CIEE core course shows students the “hidden” Brazil such as community service in a favela and visits to a Candomblé ceremony, a samba school, and a soccer match
www.ciee.org /program_search/program_detail.aspx?program_id=154   (182 words)

  
 Sao Paulo - Travel Information and City Guide
Sao Paulo - Travel Information and City Guide
Brasilia - Brazil on Tuesday rejected foreign proposals to buy and preserve land in the endangered Amazon, just weeks before its negotiators were due to present their o...
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) - President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Monday that he had no prior knowledge of an alleged dirty-tricks campaign against the party of his riv...
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