Osasco

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Osasco
The Municipality of
Osasco
Banner o Osasco
Banner
Offeecial seal o Osasco
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Oz
Motto(s): 
"Urbs labor"  (Latin)
"Work city"
SaoPaulo Municip Osasco.svg
Osasco is locatit in Brazil
Osasco
Osasco
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°31′58″S 46°47′58″W / 23.53278°S 46.79944°W / -23.53278; -46.79944
Kintra Brazil
RegionSootheast
State São Paulo
FoundedFebruary 19, 1962
Govrenment
 • Mayor[1] (PT)
Area
 • Municipality65 km2 (25 sq mi)
 • Metro
7,943.818 km2 (3,067.125 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Municipality718,643
 • Density10,981.2/km2 (28,441/sq mi)
 • Metro
19,889,559
Demonym(s)osasquense
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code (CEP)
06000-000
Aurie code(s)+55 11
HDI (2000)0,818–high[2]
WabsteidOsasco, São Paulo

Osasco (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈzasku]) is a municipality an ceety in São Paulo State, Brazil, is locatit in the Greater São Paulo[3] an rankin 5t in population amang São Paulo municipalities. The current mayor is Antonio Jorge Pereira Lapas (PT). The population in 2008 is 713,066, the density is 10,970/km² an the tot aurie is 65 km². It is amang the warld mair dense ceeties, similar in density tae Tokyo an New York Ceety. It's considered the major urban centre o the Wastren portion o the Greater São Paulo. It uised tae be a destrict o São Paulo Ceety til Februar 19, 1962, when Osasco acame a municipality o its awn. In 1989 the ceety acame the seat o the Roman Catholic Diocese o Osasco.

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