São José do Rio Preto


São José do Rio Preto

Infobox City
official_name = São José do Rio Preto
nickname = Rio Preto
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map_caption = Location of São José do Rio Preto
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = Region
subdivision_type2 = State
subdivision_name = flag|Brazil
subdivision_name1 = Southeast
subdivision_name2 = flag|São Paulo
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Edinho Coelho Araujo (PPS)
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area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 434.10
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area_urban_km2 = 83.46
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population_as_of = 2005
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population_total = 446826
population_density_km2 = 937.17
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timezone = UTC-3
utc_offset = -3
timezone_DST = UTC-2
utc_offset_DST = -2
latd=20 |latm=48 |lats=29 |latNS=S
longd=49 |longm=22 |longs=52 |longEW=W
elevation_m = 489
elevation_ft = 1604
website = [http://www.riopreto.sp.gov.br São José do Rio Preto]
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São José do Rio Preto is a city and county ("município") in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. County Area: 434.10 square km; population (2004): approx. 446,000.

The city was founded on March 19 1852, by João Bernardino de Seixas Ribeiro. It is the commercial, industrial, and agricultural center of the Northwestern region of the State. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of São José do Rio Preto.

ports

There are two football (soccer) clubs in the city: América and Rio Preto. América usually plays at Estádio Benedito Teixeira, which has a maximum capacity of 45,000 people. Rio Preto plays at Estádio Anísio Haddad, which has a maximum capacity of 30,000 people. There are lot of attractions at night, such as restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Rio Preto is a city with a high young population, with a busy night life.

Things to do

* Go to church and listen to caipira music.
* Hang out on the Alberto Andalo Ave, on Sundays.

By car or bus

* Highway SP-310 "Rodovia Washington Luís", from the city of São Paulo (450 km); or
* BR-153 "Rodovia Transbrasiliana", from Brasília (700 km).

ee also

* [http://www.sjriopreto.org.br Official Site]
* [http://www.ibilce.unesp.br UNESP - University]
* [http://www.saojosedoriopreto.org Information about São José do Rio Preto]
* [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=S%C3%A3o+Jos%C3%A9+do+Rio+Preto,+br&ie=UTF8&ll=-20.798485,-49.379425&spn=0.5546,1.246948&t=k&z=10&iwloc=addr&om=1 Satellite photo of Rio Preto]
* [http://www.aerocluberiopreto.com.br Airport (airclub)]


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