São Caetano do Sul


São Caetano do Sul
/sowonn" kuy tah"noo doo soohl"/
a city in SE Brazil, SE of São Paulo. 150,171.

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Brazil
      city, southeastern São Paulo estado (state), southeastern Brazil, situated near the Tamanduatei River at 2,418 feet (737 metres) above sea level. It was founded in 1631 by Benedictine monks.

      São Caetano do Sul was made the seat of a municipality in 1948 and is now part of the São Paulo metropolitan area. In the city, national and international companies are engaged in extracting and refining nonferrous minerals and in manufacturing automobiles, trucks, textiles, and appliances. Chemicals and pharmaceuticals are produced there. São Caetano do Sul and the neighbouring cities of Santo André and São Bernardo do Campo form the “ABC” industrial area just south of São Paulo city. Pop. (2005 est.) 134,300.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • São Caetano do Sul — Vue de São Caetano do Sul …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • São caetano do sul — Pour les articles homonymes, voir São Caetano. São Caetano do Sul est une ville brésilienne de l État de São Paulo. Sa population était estimée à 133 241 habitants en 2006. La municipalité s étend sur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • São Caetano do Sul — Infobox City official name = São Caetano do Sul nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = subdivision type = subdivision name = subdivision type1 = subdivision name1 = subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Sao Caetano Do Sul — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name São Caetano do Sul Country and Admin Code BR.27.3548807 BR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • São Caetano do Sul — São Caetano do Sụl   [sãu̯ kae tanu du ], Stadt im südöstlichen Vorortbereich von São Paulo, Brasilien, 737 m über dem Meeresspiegel, 163 100 Einwohner; Automobilmontage (General Motors), Metall , chemische, Textilindustrie.   Geschichte:  … …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sao Caetano do Sul — Original name in latin So Caetano do Sul Name in other language San Kaehtano du Sul, Sao Caetano, So Caetano, Сан Каэтано ду Сул State code BR Continent/City America/Sao Paulo longitude 23.62306 latitude 46.55111 altitude 770 Population 136453… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • São Caetano do Sul — ► C. del SE de Brasil, en el estado de São Paulo, en el área metropolitana de la cap. del estado; 163 030 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • São Caetano do Sul — /sowonn kuy tah noo doo soohl / a city in SE Brazil, SE of São Paulo. 150,171 …   Useful english dictionary


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