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Sao Paulo

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 30 January 2008 | Views [684]

São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city is the largest in Brazil and fourth in the world by population. It is also the richest city of Brazil. The name means Saint Paul

The city has a population of 10,886,518 which makes it the most populous in Brazil, South America, and the southern hemisphere (metro area: about 19 million).

People from the city of São Paulo are known as paulistanos. The city's motto is Non ducor, duco, which translates as "I am not led, I lead". A famous nickname for the city is "Sampa".

São Paulo is also known for its unreliable weather, traffic jams, the sheer size of its helicopter fleet which we experienced first hand, architecture and multitude of skyscrapers.

Briel and I know São Paulo for our friends, great food and fun nightlife.

The São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport connects São Paulo with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.

The city is home to the University of São Paulo. Which Deda attended and her father was a professor!

The cities foolball stadium is

Their home stadium is Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium (nicknamed Morumbi), capacity 80,000. The team "Sao Paulo"  play in a white shirt with two horizontal stripes--one red and one black, white shorts and socks.

Tags: Sightseeing

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