São Bernardo do Campo facts for kids
|The Municipality of
São Bernardo do Campo
|Nickname(s): The Automobile Capital|
|Motto: Pavlistarvm Terra Mater
(Mother Land of the Paulistas)
|Location in Brazil|
|• Municipality||407.1 km2 (157.2 sq mi)|
|• Land||331.28 km2 (127.91 sq mi)|
|• Water||75.82 km2 (29.27 sq mi) 18.6%|
|• Urban||118.74 km2 (45.85 sq mi)|
|• Metro||212.54 km2 (82.06 sq mi)|
|Elevation||762 m (2,500 ft)|
|• Municipality||765,203 (23rd)|
|• Density||1,919.40/km2 (1,883.9/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|Area code(s)||+55 11|
|HDI (2008)||0.834 – high|
|Website||São Bernardo do Campo|
São Bernardo do Campo (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃w beʁˈnaʁdu du ˈkãpu]) is a Brazilian city in the ABC Region, state of São Paulo. Its population in 2003 was 745,161 inhabitants. Its area is 406 km².
The city was founded in 1553, one of the first cities in Brazil. São Bernardo do Campo is very known because of the automobiles industries that came in 1950s, like: Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler Chrysler and Ford.
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