São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with a city population of about 12 million and almost 22 million in its metropolitan region. It is the capital of the Southeastern state of São Paulo and the country's most important economic, financial and cultural center, as well as an important transportation hub.
The city is multiculturally influenced by numerous immigrants from all over the world with significant Portuguese, Italian, German, Lebanese and Japanese influences.
São Paulo is located in the subtropical climate zone. Temperatures in summer reach 25 to 28 degrees Celsius with peaks of over 30 degrees Celsius, while in winter they rarely fall below 10 degrees Celsius.
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Facts & Figures
Official Language: Portuguese
Currency: Real (BRL)
Time zone: UTC-3
Climate: Subtropical climate zone, winter dry, humidity: 80% throughout the year
Summer: 25 - 28 degrees Winter: 10 degrees
Electricity: The electricity supply in Brazil is not regulated uniformly. In São Paulo the alternating current is 110 V as well as 220 V.
The São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center is one of the largest fairgrounds in Brazil. It has ten ultramodern auditoriums and three huge pavilions on an overall exhibition space of 300.000 sqm gross. The strategical perfect location of the Imigrantes Exhibition and Convention center between São Paulo city and region (850 m from the Jabaquara Terminal, 3 km from the national airport Congonhas, 7 km from the hotel and finance center, 10 km of São Paulo downtown and 25 km from the international airport) makes the fairgrounds to a very attractive exhibition center with international standard.
The São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center is one of the largest fairgrounds in Brazil. It has ten ultramodern auditoriums and three huge pavilions on an overall exhibition space of 300.000 sqm gross.