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Encyclopedia > São Paulo (state)

São Paulo is a There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Braslia. The twenty-six states are: Acre Alagoas Amap Amazonas Bahia Cear Esprito Santo Gois Maranho Mato Grosso Mato Grosso... state in For other uses, see Brazil (disambiguation). The Federative Republic of Brazil (Repblica Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America_ it is actually larger than mainland USA. Spanning a vast area between the central South America and the Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru... Brazil. It is the major industrial and economic powerhouse of the Brazilian economy.

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General Aspects

  • Geography: São Paulo State has an area of approximately (Redirected from 1 E11 m2) To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here surface areas between 100,000 km and 1,000,000 km. See also areas of other orders of magnitude. Areas smaller than 100,000 km 100,000 km is equal to: 38... 248,800 sq. km.
  • Population: approximately 38 million.
  • Economy: São Paulo state is responsible for approximately one-third of Brazilian GNP. Its economy is based in machinery, the automobile and aviation industries, textiles, orange, soil, sugar cane and coffee production.
  • Cities: List of cities

Government and Politics

The governor is Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB), elected for the period 2003-2006.


Like other parts of For other uses, see Brazil (disambiguation). The Federative Republic of Brazil (Repblica Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America_ it is actually larger than mainland USA. Spanning a vast area between the central South America and the Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru... Brazil, São Paulo politics is controlled by the Workers' Party (PT) and the Party of the Brazilian Social Democracy (PSDB). Both parties have their origins in this state.


Local politicians of note (with party affiliations) include: José Serra (PSDB), Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB), José Genoino (PT), José Anibal (PSDB), Antônio Palocci (PT), Eduardo Suplicy (PT), Aloísio Mercadante (PT), Marta Suplicy is a former So Paulos mayor. Marta Suplicy, of the Brazilian workers party (PT), started her career as a TV anchor. She handed sex tips on the popular TV Mulher show. After running for governor of the Sao Paulo state and loosing to Mario Covas, she... Marta Suplicy (PT), Romeu Tuma ( The Party of the Liberal Front (Portuguese: Partido da Frente Liberal, PFL) is a political party in Brazil. It is the second largest party in the Brazilian National Congress, with 84 out of 513 deputies, and 19 out of 81 senators. It is considered to hold centre-right political and... Party of the Liberal Front), and Paulo Maluf ( This is a Brazilian national political party. Its members are pro-business as well pro-economic reform. It has been reported that nearly 29% of its members are business entrepreneurs. Categories: Politics stubs | Brazilian political parties ... Progressive Party). Maluf is a controversial figure in São Paulo city politics, and is frequently accused of corruption. However, many voters still support him.


The two last Brazilian presidents, Fernando Henrique Cardoso Fernando Henrique Cardoso (born June 18, 1931) was the president of the Federative Republic of Brazil from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2003. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he has lived in So Paulo most of his life. Cardoso is married (wife Ruth Cardoso) and... Fernando Henrique Cardoso (PSDB) and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT), live in São Paulo state. The first lives in São Paulo city, the second one in the nearby city of São Bernardo do Campo.


Governor

  • Geraldo Alckmin ( Contents // 1 History 1.1 Creation 1.2 Modern times 2 Political alignment 3 External link History Creation The Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira (Portuguese for Brazilian Social Democracy Party) is a political party in Brazil. It was founded in June 25, 1988, having democracy as a fundamental value, and... PSDB)

Federal Senators

  • Aloizio Mercadante (PT)
  • Eduardo Suplicy (PT)
  • Romeu Tuma (PFL)

Main cities

São Paulo, Guarulhos is a municipality in the state of So Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2003 is 1,160,468, the density is 3,649.27/km2 and the area is 318 km. This place name comes from the Tupi language. It is a suburb of So Paulo... Guarulhos, Brazil. Area: 797 km (county). Population: approximately 1,017,000 (2004 est.), with over 98% in the urban region. It is the third largest city in the state, after So Paulo (approx. 10,900,000) and Brazil 13015-904. Contents // 1 History 2 Title and symbols 3 Twin cities... Campinas, Santos State So Paulo Area: 281 km2 Population: 437 000 (Estimate: 07/2003) Height: 2 m above sea level Postcode (CEP): 11100-000 Geographic location: 23 58 S 46 20 E Address of the local government: Preifeitura Municipal de Santos Secretaria da Cidadania Praa Mau, s/n- 4... Santos, Osasco, São José dos Campos and Ribeirão Preto. Other cities include: Guararapes is a municipality in the state of So Paulo in Brazil. Its latitude is 21.295/211539 S and the longitude is 50.64/503834 W. The population in 2004 is 29,948 and the area is 959.12 km The elevation is 415... Guararapes, Araraquara is a city in the state of So Paulo in Brazil. Its nicknamed Suns Home, because of its sunset and because it gets very hot. More than 200 000 people live in Araraquara, and the city was founded in 1817. External links Official website (http... Araraquara, Araçatuba, Barretos is a city in the northern part of the state of So Paulo, Brazil. Its latitude is 20.56/203326 S and the longitude is 48.56/483404 W. It has approximately 108,000 inhabitants and the area is 1,568.3 km The... Barretos, Bauru is a Brazilian city and municipality in the state of So Paulo. It is also the capital of the micro-region of Bauru. The population in 2004 is 313,670, the area of the municipality is 675.2 km and the population density is 464.56/km. Established... Bauru, Franca is a female first name Franca is a city and a municipality in the NE part of the state of So Paulo in Brazil. Its latitude is 20.54/203219 S and the longitude is 47.4/472403 W. The population in 2004 is... Franca, Jacareí, Jundiaí, Marília, Piracicaba is a city located in the State of So Paulo, Brazil. Its latitude is 22.725/224331 S and the longitude is 47.649/473857 W. The population in 2004 is 355,039, the area is 1,371.8 km The elevation is 547... Piracicaba, Presidente Prudente is a municipality/county in the state of So Paulo in Brazil. Its latitude is 22.125/22732 S and the longitude is 51.39/512320 W. The population in 2004 is 201,347, the area is 563.62 km The elevation is... Presidente Prudente, São Carlos, São José do Rio Preto and Sorocaba is a city in the state of So Paulo, Brazil, with more than 528,000 inhabitants (IBGE July 2003). External link http://www.sorocaba.sp.gov.br/ Categories: Stub | So Paulo state ... Sorocaba.


Flag

Flag of the Brazilian state of So Paulo This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. This applies worldwide. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev... Flag of São Paulo


External links

  • Official homepage (http://www.sp.gov.br) (Portuguese)


There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Braslia. The twenty-six states are: Acre Alagoas Amap Amazonas Bahia Cear Esprito Santo Gois Maranho Mato Grosso Mato Grosso... States of For other uses, see Brazil (disambiguation). The Federative Republic of Brazil (Repblica Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America_ it is actually larger than mainland USA. Spanning a vast area between the central South America and the Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru... Brazil
Statistics Capital: Rio Branco Area: 152 522 km Ranked 16th Inhabitants: 557,526 (2000) Ranked 25th Pop. density: 3.7 inh./km Ranked 23rd Timezone: GMT-5 ISO 3166-2: BR-AC Governor: Jorge Viana Map Acre is a state of Brazil, located in the north_western part of the country... Acre | Statistics Capital: Macei Area: 27 819 km Ranked 25th Inhabitants: 2 822 621 (2000) Ranked 16th Pop. density: 101.5 inh./km Ranked 4th Timezone: GMT-3 ISO 3166-2: BR-AL Governor: Ronaldo Lessa Map Alagoas (AL) is a small state in northeastern Brazil lying between the states of... Alagoas | Amapá | Amazonas | For the genus of wildflowers in the family Asteraceae, see Bahia (Botany) Statistics Capital: Salvador Area: 564 273km Ranked 5th Inhabitants: 13 070 250 (2000) Ranked 4th Pop. density: 23.2 inh./km Ranked 15th Timezone: GMT -3 ISO 3166-2: BR-BA Governor: Paulo Ganem Souto (since 2003) Map... Bahia | Ceará | Statistics Capital: Braslia Area: 5,802 km Inhabitants: 2,051,146 (2000) Pop. density: 353.5 inh./km Timezone: UTC-3 ISO 3166-2: BR-DF Map The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Braslia, the capital of Brazil. It is located inside... Federal District | Espírito Santo | Goiás | Maranhão | Statistics Capital: Cuiab Area: 906,806.9 km Inhabitants: 2,375,549 (2000) Pop. density: 2.6 inh./km Timezone: GMT-4 ISO 3166-2: BR-MT Governor: Blairo Maggi Map Mato Grosso is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country. Neighboring states... Mato Grosso | Statistics Capital: Campo Grande Area: 358,158.7 km Inhabitants: 2,026,600 (2000) Pop. density: 3.1 inh./km Timezone: GMT-4 ISO 3166-2: BR-MS Governor: Jos Miranda dos Santos known as Zeca do PT Map Mato Grosso do Sul is one of the states of Brazil... Mato Grosso do Sul | Minas Gerais larger image Capital Belo Horizonte Area 587,172 km Population 15,831,800 Pop. density 27/km Timezone GMT -3 ISO 3166-2 BR-MS Governor Acio Neves (since 2003) Minas Gerais is one of the states of Brazil, the second most populous in the federation. The... Minas Gerais | Pará | Paraíba | Paraná | larger image Statistics Capital: Recife Area: 98,281 km Inhabitants: 7,918,344 Pop. density: 80.6 inh./km Timezone: GMT-3 ISO 3166-2: BR-PE Governor: Jarbas Vasconcellos Map Pernambuco is a state of Brazil, located in the Brazilian Northeast. To the north are the states of Para... Pernambuco | Piauí | Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the Rio de Janeiro state article (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rio_de_Janeiro_state&action=edit) If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has not yet appeared, it may... Rio de Janeiro | Statistics Capital: Natal Area: 53,015 km Population: 2,770,730 2000 Pop. density: 52.61 inh./km Timezone: GMT -3 ISO 3166-2: BR-RN Governor: Wilma Maria de Faria Map Rio Grande do Norte is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the... Rio Grande do Norte | Statistics Capital: Porto Alegre Area: 282,062 km Inhabitants: 10,167,800 (2000) Pop. density: 36.0 inh./km Timezone: GMT-3 Governor: Germano Antonio Rigotto ISO 3166-2: BR-RS Map Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in Brazil. It is bordered on the north by the... Rio Grande do Sul | Rondônia | Statistics Capital: Boa Vista Area: 225,116.1 km Inhabitants: 324,152 (2000) Pop. density: 1.4 inh./km Timezone: GMT-4 ISO 3166-2: BR-RR Map Roraima is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country. Neighboring states are (from east clockwise... Roraima | Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the Santa Catarina state article (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Santa_Catarina_state&action=edit) If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has not yet appeared, it may not... Santa Catarina | São Paulo | Statistics Capital: Aracaju Area: 21,994 km Inhabitants: 1,712,786 (?) Pop. density: 77.9 inh./km Timezone: GMT-3 ISO 3166-2: BR-SE Governor: Joo Alves Neto Map Sergipe is the smallest state of Brazil, located on the north eastern Atlantic coast of the country. It borders... Sergipe | Statistics Capital: Palmas Area: 277,297 km Inhabitants: 1,155,913 (?) Pop. density: 4.2 inh./km Timezone: GMT-3 ISO 3166-2: BR-ES Governor: Marcelo de Carvalho Miranda Map Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil. The state was formed in 1988 out of the northern part... Tocantins

 
 

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