São Paulo

About São Paulo

The state of São Paulo is located in the southeastern region of Brazil and its capital is the city of São Paulo. The state is the most populous country representing 22% of the population with more than 44 million inhabitants. Among the attractions in the state, who visit Sao Paulo must know the Paulista Avenue, Ibirapuera Park, the Art Museum of Sao Paulo, the Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, the Municipal Theatre of São Paulo, the Museum of the Portuguese Language, the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Paul, the Cathedral Square, Luz Station which is one of the symbols of the São Paulo power at the height of the coffee with milk Republic. Also the Municipal Market of Sao Paulo and many other charming and historic places. In São Paulo is beaches in some of its municipalities, as in Santos, Bertioga, Guaruja, Ubatuba, Peruibe, Mongaguá, Itanagar and more. One of the very popular places for young people and families is the Hopi Hari Park, located in Vineyard and one of the largest theme parks in Latin America. The main cities of the state are its capital Sao Paulo, Guarulhos, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Campinas, Santos, Osasco, Sorocaba, Ribeirão Preto, Piracicaba, São José dos Campos and ABC, which is traditionally industrial, making it part cities Santo André, São Bernardo do Campo and São Caetano do Sul. The state created the first broadcaster in Brazil, the Tupi TV, created by Assis Chateaubriand in 1950. Since then the major networks are developing in Sao Paulo, achieving projection national and SBT, Band, Rede Record, Gazeta Network, Network TV, TV Globo São Paulo and others. In Sao Paulo are important cultural landmarks such as the Institute of History and Geography of São Paulo and the Paulistana Academy of Letters. Typical state foods are couscous, chicken with brown sauce, polenta tart, wattle-and-daub, the drowned among others, and the food in Sao Paulo influences of people like the Japanese, Italian and Arabic. São Paulo is the most diversified Brazilian state culturally, descended from Italian, Portuguese, Native Amerindians, Africans. Also the Arabs, Germans, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.