The metropolis is an alpha global city as listed by the GaWC and the most populous city in Brazil, the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemispherebesides being the largest Portuguese-speaking city in the world, and the largest city south of the Tropic of Capricorn. The municipality is also the world's 12th largest city proper by population. It exerts strong international influences in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment.
The city has the 11th largest GDP in the world representing alone The city has cultural, economic and political influence both nationally and internationally. The city's Latin motto, which it has shared with the battleship and the aircraft carrier named after it, is Non ducor, ducowhich translates as "I am not led, I lead.
Other tribes also lived in areas that today form the metropolitan region. The region was divided in Caciquedoms chiefdoms at the time of encounter with the Europeans. They first had a small structure built of rammed earth, made by American Indian workers in their traditional style. The priests wanted to evangelize — teach catechesis the Indians who lived in the Plateau region of Piratininga and convert them to Christianity. The site was separated from the coast by the Serra do Marcalled by the Indians Serra Paranapiacaba.
The college was named for a Christian saint and its founding on the feast day of the celebration of the conversion of the Apostle Paul of Tarsus. The settlement of the region's Courtyard of the College began in It was then named "College of St.
Paul Piratininga". The new location was on a steep hill adjacent to a large wetland, the lowland do Carmo. It offered better protection from attacks by local Indian groups. Paul, designating it the "Head of the captaincy". The new capital was established on April 23,with public celebrations. It was also the center of interior colonial development. Because they were extremely poor, the Paulistas could not afford to buy African slavesas did other Portuguese colonists.
The town became a centre for the bandeirantesintrepid explorers who marched into unknown lands in search for gold, diamonds, precious stones, and Indians to enslave. The bandeiranteswhich could be translated as "flag-bearers" or "flag-followers", organized excursions into the land with the primary purpose of profit and the expansion of territory for the Portuguese crown. Trade grew from the local markets and from 203 Bette Drunk - ezgirl - The L Word: The Second Season Sessions - Original Score food and accommodation for explorers.
The two groups had frequently come into conflict because of the Jesuits' opposition to the domestic slave trade in Indians. The Portuguese expanded their Brazilian territory beyond the Tordesillas Line to incorporate the gold regions.
Cultivation of this commodity crop spread through the interior of the Captaincy. The sugar was exported through the Port of Santos. The influx of students and teachers gave a new impetus to the city's growth, thanks to which the city became the Imperial City and Borough of Students of St. Paul of Piratininga. In the late 19th century, several Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo railroads connected the interior to the state capital. Slaves were the main source of labour in the coffee plantations until then.
As a consequence of this law, and following governmental stimulus towards the increase of immigration, the province began to receive a large number of immigrants, largely Italians, Japanese and Portuguese peasants, many of whom settled in the capital.
The region's first industries also began to emerge, providing jobs to the newcomers, especially those who had to learn Portuguese. Its greatest growth in Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo period was relative in the s when it doubled its population.
Industrialization was the economic cycle that followed the coffee plantation model. The cultural scene followed modernist and naturalist tendencies in fashion at the beginning Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo the 20th century. The Modern Art Week of that took place at the Theatro Municipal was an event marked by avant-garde ideas and works of art.
This "revolution" is considered by some historians as the last armed conflict to take place in Brazil's history. The movement grew out of local resentment from the fact that Vargas ruled by decree, unbound by a constitution, in a provisional government.
These events marked the end of the Old Republic. The uprising commenced on July 9,after four protesting students were killed by federal government troops on May 23, A fifth victim, Alvarenga, was also shot that night, but died months later.
The region is seismically stable and no significant seismic activity has ever been recorded. Analogous to the BosWash definition, it is one of the largest urban agglomerations in the world, with 32 million inhabitants,  behind Tokyowhich includes 4 contiguous legally defined metropolitan regions and 3 microregions.
However, heavy industrial effluents and wastewater discharges in the later 20th century caused the rivers to become heavily polluted. A substantial clean-up program for both rivers is underway, financed through a partnership between local government and international development banks such as the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.
No large natural lakes exist in the region, Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo the Billings and Guarapiranga reservoirs in the city's southern outskirts are used for power generationwater storage and leisure activities, such as sailing. The Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo flora consisted mainly of broadleaf evergreens. Non-native species are common, as the mild climate and abundant rainfall permit a multitude of tropical, subtropical and temperate plants to be cultivated, especially the ubiquitous eucalyptus.
The record high temperature was The city experiences four seasons. The winter is mild and sub-dry, and the summer is moderately warm and rainy. Autumn and spring are transitional seasons. Frosts occur sporadically in regions further away from the center, in some winters throughout the city. Rainfall is abundant, annually averaging 1, millimetres On the other hand, relatively cool days during summer are fairly common when persistent winds blow from the ocean.
In winter, however, the strong inflow of cold fronts accompanied by excessive cloudiness and polar air cause very low temperatures, even in the afternoon. Locals say that all four seasons can be experienced in one day, similar to Melbourne, Australia. In the morning, when winds blow from the ocean, the weather can be cool or sometimes even cold. When the sun hits its peak, the weather can be extremely dry and hot.
When the sun sets, the cold wind comes back bringing cool temperatures. Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo phenomenon happens usually in the winter. Inthe city had 2, opposite-sex couples and 7, same-sex couples. Since toapproximately 2. The Italian community is one of the strongest, with a presence throughout the city. Even today, Italians are grouped in neighborhoods like Bixiga, Bras and Mooca to promote celebrations and festivals.
Six thousand pizzerias are producing about a million pizzas a day. The Portuguese community is also large, and it is estimated that three million paulistanos have some origin in Portugal. Germans, Street In The City - Pete Townshend • Ronnie Lane - Rough Mix and Italians shared the dry goods sector with Brazilians.
Foodstuffs was generally the province of either Portuguese or Brazilians, except for bakery and pastry which was the domain of the French and Germans. Shoes and tinware were mostly controlled by Italians. However, the larger metallurgical plants were in the hands of the English and the Americans. Of the immigrants who arrived there between and Between and The main reported ancestries were: Italian The city once attracted numerous immigrants from all over Brazil and even from foreign countries, due to a strong economy and for being the hub of most Brazilian companies.
This migration grew enormously in the s and remained huge in the next decades. The concentration of land, modernization in rural areas, changes in work relationships and cycles of droughts stimulated migration. Source: Planet Barsa Ltda. Buddhism and Eastern religions also have relevance among the Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo most practiced by Paulistanos.
It is estimated that there are more than one hundred thousand Buddhist followers and Hindu. Also considerable are JudaismMormonism and Afro-Brazilian religions. Others 1, had no religion 9. The archive of the archdiocese, called the Metropolitan Archival Dom Duarte Leopoldo e Silva, located in the Ipiranga neighborhood, holds one of the most important documentary heritage in Brazil.
Source: IBGE Boiadeiro - Singkreis Sao Paulo - Coral Sao Paulo to the Global Homicide Survey released by the United Nationsin the Dub There - Various - X-Ray Music: A Blood And Fire Dub Directory between and the homicide rate dropped from Crime ratessuch as homicidehave been steadily declining for 8 years.
Carandiru's 9th DP is considered one of the five best police stations in the world and the best in Latin America. Among the capitals, it was the fourth less violent, registering, inhomicide rates higher than those of Boa VistaPalmas and Natal. During two World Wars and the Great Depressioncoffee exports from other regions of the state were critically affected.
The primary language is Portuguese. From on, following orders from Marquess of PombalPortuguese language was introduced through immigration and consequently taught to children in schools.
The original Tupi Austral language subsequently lost ground to Portugueseand eventually became extinct. Italian mingled with Portuguese and as an old influence, was assimilated or disappeared into spoken language.
The local accent with Italian influences became notorious through the songs of Adoniran Barbosaa Brazilian samba singer born to Italian parents who used to sing using If I Dont Be There By Morning - Eric Clapton - Backless local accent. Although today most Japanese-Brazilians speak only Portuguese, some of them are still fluent in Japanese. Some people of Chinese and Korean descent are still able to speak their ancestral languages.
The Legislative Power is represented by the Municipal Chamber, composed of 55 aldermen elected to four-year posts in compliance with the provisions of Article 29 of the Constitution, which governs a minimum number of 42 and a maximum of 55 for municipalities with more than five million inhabitants.
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