Countries in the World
|Home Earth Continents The Americas
Country Profile Brazil
Google Earth São Paulo Map
___ Satellite View and Map of the City of São Paulo, Brazil
About São Paulo
Satellite view is showing São Paulo, the largest and economically most important city in Brazil. São Paulo is located in the Southeast Region of Brazil on a plateau beyond the Serra do Mar, about 70 km (43 mi) from Brazil's coast at the Atlantic Ocean.
Photo: Tatiana Sapateiro
It is the capital of the captaincy (state) of São Paulo, the most populous state in the country.
The city was founded as São Paulo de Piratininga (Saint Paul of the Fields of Piratininga) in 1554.
Today São Paulo is among the world's most populous cities, a major cultural and financial center with an ethnically diverse metropolitan area, with huge Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, and Japanese influences.
Greater São Paulo has a population of just under 12 million inhabitants (mid. 2013), 20 million people live in the metropolitan area of this megacity. Spoken language of the majority is Brazilian Portuguese with some influence by the Italian language.
São Paulo points of interest:
Places: Praça da Sé (public space and the central square of SP in front of São Paulo Cathedral), Monument to the Independence of Brazil (Altar of the Fatherland), Latin America Memorial (political, cultural complex houses the Latin American Parliament with a 'hall of acts', a 'creativity pavilion', and an Oscar Niemeyer sculpture), Altino Arantes Building, (kind of Empire State Building in São Paulo), Edifício Copan (condo designed by Oscar Niemeyer), Edifício Itália (46 floor skyscraper from the 60s), Luz Station (19th century train station)
Arts: São Paulo Museum of Art - MASP (art museum located on Paulista Avenue, internationally recognized for its collection of European art), Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (important art museum in in Jardim da Luz), São Paulo Museum of Modern Art - MAM (important cultural institution, organizer of the São Paulo Art Biennial), São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound - MIS (museum of audio-visual works, films, videos, records, photographs and documentation of oral tradition), Ema Gordon Klabin Cultural Foundation (art museum created by the Brazilian collector and philanthropist Ema Gordon Klabin), Beco do Batman (graffiti in Batman’s Alley), Centro Cultural São Paulo (cultural center with a library, a theater, a cinema, space for exhibitions of music, workshops and exhibition spaces)
Image: The Photographer
Museums: Museum of the Portuguese Language (interactive Portuguese language), Museu Paulista (Brazilian history museum known as Museu do Ipiranga), Cata-vento (science museum), Museu de Zoologia (natural history museum of the University of São Paulo)
Theater, Concert: Theatro Municipal (early 20th century building in Neo Renaissance, Neo Baroque and Art Nouveau and one of the most celebrated cultural venues in South America), Sala São Paulo (concert hall in a train station), Citibank Hall (indoor entertainment venue)
Markets: Municipal Market of São Paulo (Eclectic style public market, meeting point for São Paulo residents and one of the most visited tourist spots in the city)
Churches: São Paulo Cathedral (Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Paul, early 20th century cathedral of the Archdiocese of São Paulo)
Parks: Ibirapuera Park (major urban park with a vivid cultural scene, an Auditorium (Ibirapuera Auditorium) and an art museum (São Paulo Museum of Modern Art)), Jardim da Luz (public park with a history), Villa-Lobos Park (leisure park, culture and sport), Botanical Garden of São Paulo (botanical garden close to São Paulo Zoo)
Theme Parks: Aquário de São Paulo (aquarium with a polar bear), Hopi Hari ('The Funniest Country in the World', second largest amusement park in Brazil)
Since 1990 the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix is held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace (better known as Interlagos).
FIFA World Cup
The city was one of the twelve host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Six matches including the opening match were held at the Arena Corinthians stadium located in Itaquera district. Take Line 3 (Red) of the São Paulo Metro system to get to the stadium.
The Map shows a city map of São Paulo with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find São Paulo's three main airports: São Paulo Guarulhos Airport (IATA code: GRU), São Paulo Congonhas Airport (IATA code: CGH), and São Paulo Viracopos Airport (IATA code: VCP).
To find a location use the form below. To view the map, click on the "Map" button.
| To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.
||Local Time São Paulo:
Monday-October-23 04:04Brazil Standard Time: UTC/GMT -3 hours
Daylight Saving Time starts on the 3rd Sunday of October and ends on the 3rd Sunday of February shifts time offset to UTC/GMT -2 hours.
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
| Google Earth: Searchable Map of the City of São Paulo, São Paulo State, Brazil.
City Coordinates: 23°33′S 46°38′W
|Bookmark/share this page
|More about Brazil:
Cities - information and a searchable map/satellite view of other Brazilian cities:
Largest cities in Brazil:
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador (da Bahia)
Brasília (capital city)
Aracaju, Belém, Boa Vista, Campo Grande, Cuiabá, Florianópolis, Goiânia, João Pessoa, Macapá, Maceió, Natal, Palmas, Porto Alegre, Porto Velho, Recife, Rio Branco, São Luís, São Paulo, Teresina, Vitória
Most populated cities of the world
Searchable map/satellite view of Brazil
Political map of Brazil
Administrative map of Brazil
Country Profile Brazil
Political Map of South America
Weather Conditions São Paulo
Prefeitura da Cidade de São Paulo - official city government web site (in Portuguese).
São Paulo Turismo
Official São Paulo tourism web site.
Wikipedia: São Paulo
Wikipedia entry: São Paulo
Official website of Formula 1.
Related Consumer Information:
|Other Cities in South America:
Asunción (Paraguay) - Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) - Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Caracas (Venezuela) - Cayenne, Kourou (both French Guiana) - Georgetown (Guyana) - La Paz, Sucre (both Bolivia) - Lima (Peru) - Montevideo (Uruguay) - Paramaribo (Suriname) - Quito (Ecuador) - Santiago (Chile)
Map Help [ show ]
One World - Nations Online .:. let's care for this planet
Made to improve cross-cultural understanding, global awareness,
and cultivating a cosmopolitan consciousness.
Copyright © 1998-2017 :: nationsonline.org