São Paulo, city, capital of São Paulo estado (state), southeastern Brazil. It is the foremost industrial centre in Latin America . The city is located on a plateau of the Brazilian Highlands extending inland from the Serra do Mar , which rises as part of the Great Escarpment only a short distance inland from the Atlantic Ocean .
São Paulo ( / ˌsaʊ ˈpaʊloʊ /, Portuguese: [sɐ̃w̃ ˈpawlu] i; Portuguese for ' Saint Paul ') is the most populous city in Brazil and the capital of the state of São Paulo. Listed by the GaWC as an alpha global city, São Paulo is the most populous city outside of Asia and the world's 4th largest city proper by population.
Brazil. São Paulo is home to 20 million fiercely proud paulistanos (as residents are known), all of whom will happily tell you at length to you how they'd never live elsewhere. Spend time with them and the reasons will soon unfold. Maybe they will introduce you to the city’s innumerable art-house cinemas and experimental theaters.
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São Paulo (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃w ˈpawlu] i) is one of the 26 states of the Federative Republic of Brazil and is named after Saint Paul of Tarsus. A major industrial complex, the state has 21.9% of the Brazilian population and is responsible for 33.9% of Brazil's GDP.
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