AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

São José dos Campos

Sao Jose dos Campos
Administration
Full nameSão José dos Campos
Official nameThe Municipality of
São José dos Campos
Settlement typeMunicipality
Motto"Aura terraque generosa" (Latin)
"Generous are my airs and land"
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Government
MayorEduardo Cury (PSDB)
Geography
Total Area424.5 sq mi (1099.77 km2)
Urban Area115.4 sq mi (298.99 km2)
Elevation2165 ft (659.9 m)
Demography
Total Population629921 (2010)
Density (pop.)572.77/km2 (1483.5/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code12200-000
Area code+55 12

     Home | City | Sao Jose dos Campos



São José dos Campos (-ptsɐ̃w̃ ʒuˈzɛ dus ˈkɐ̃pus, meaning Saint Joseph of the Fields) is a municipality and a major city in the state of São Paulo, Brazil and one of the most important industrial and research centers in Latin America. It is located in the Paraíba Valley, between the two most active production and consumption regions in the country, São Paulo (80 km (49.7 mi) from the city) and Rio de Janeiro (320 km (198.8 mi)). According to a 1999 UN study, São José dos Campos was rated one of the top 25 Brazilian cities for quality of life. With its high per capita income, long life expectancy and high level of infrastructure, São José dos Campos is a safe and secure city that offers a wide variety of stores and services. A native of São José dos Campos is called joseense (-ptʒozɛˈẽsi).


Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/S%C3%A3o/Jos%C3%A9/dos/Campos?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/S%C3%A3o/Jos%C3%A9/dos/Campos?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260