São Vicente, São Paulo

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São Vicente
Ceety
Município da Estância
Balneária de São Vicente

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Coat of arms
Nickname(s): bolono
Location o São Vicente
Coordinates: 23°57′48″S 46°23′32″W / 23.96333°S 46.39222°W / -23.96333; -46.39222
Kintra Banner o Brazil Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Government
 • Mayor Tércio Garcia
Area
 • Total 148 km2 (57 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 323,599
 • Density 2,186.48/km2 (5,663.0/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0,798 – medium
Website São Vicente City

Coordinates: 23°57′48″S 46°23′32″W / 23.96333°S 46.39222°W / -23.96333; -46.39222

São Vicente is a coastal ceety o soothren São Paulo, Brazil. Its estimatit population in 2006 wis 329,370 inhabitants.

It was the first Portuguese permanent settlement in the Americas[2] an the first caipital o the Caiptaincy o São Vicente, nou the state o São Paulo. Established as a proper veelage in 1532 bi Martim Afonso de Sousa on wha wis then the Porto dos Escravos (port o the slaves), operatit bi three Portuguese colonists who trafficked on slaves captured bi alleed tribes, São Vicente is titled Cellula Mater (Mither Cell) o Brazil for being the first organizit toun in the kintra. The first Ceety Cooncil o aw the Americas wis democratically electit an established in São Vicente on 22 August 1532.

The day's ceety is positioned aff the island o São Vicente, being maistly a dormitory ceety for the portuary an commercial ceety o Santos, wi whom São Vicente share its island. São Vicente haes a sma fishin industry in its mainland aurie an aw.

A suspension brig linkin the island an the mainland wis first constructit in 1914. Neehbourheids include Humaitá, Parque das Bandeiras, Vila Ema an Quarentenário. São Vicente is linkit wi the Rodovia Manuel da Nóbrega.

It is the birthplace o soccer player Robinho.

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Year Population Density
2003 314,312 2,123.73/km²
2004 321,474 2,172.12/km²

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