Barueri, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil

History | Economy | Sport

🇧🇷 Barueri is a Brazilian municipality in the State of São Paulo located in the north-western part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. The city is served by the trains of line 8 of the Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (literally São Paulo Metropolitan Railway Company), (CPTM).

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History Barueri means "Red flower that amazes" in a Tupi–Guarani language. According to historians, the history of Barueri dates back to November 11, 1560 with the establishment of Nossa Senhora Da Escada Chapel by jesuit missionary José de Anchieta and his further settlement. The hamlet grew to the point of the construction, in 1870 of the Sorocabana Railway that initiated its duties in 1875 turning Barueri into an important point of connection between São Paulo, Santana de Parnaíba and Pirapora do Bom Jesus. Still belonging to the city of Santana de Parnaíba, Barueri was established as an independent city on December 24, 1948 due to its growth. In 1964, the city's territory shrank to two thirds of its original size when Carapicuíba emancipated from it.

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Economy Companies like Azul Brazilian Airlines, Enel, Cielo, Redecard, DASA, Walmart Brasil and others have their headquarters in Barueri.

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Sport The most notable football (soccer) club in the city is Grêmio Barueri, which plays at Arena Barueri, in 2009 played in the Brazilian top league. In February 2010 the team was moved to Presidente Prudente, a city that is located in western São Paulo (state). After moving to Presidente Prudente the team's new home stadium was Estádio Eduardo José Farah, which has a maximum capacity of 44,414 people.

Also in 2010, Campinas Futebol Clube, relocated to Barueri and became Sport Club Barueri. In 2017, Oeste FC also moved to Barueri.

In 2006, some 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women basketball matches were hosted at the city's Barueri Arena, which is an indoor sporting arena.

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Barueri, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil 
<b>Barueri, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil</b>
Image: Lucas Garcia

Barueri has a population of over 262,275 people. Barueri also forms one of the centres of the wider São Paulo state which has a population of over 46,649,132 people.

To set up a UBI Lab for Barueri see: https://www.ubilabnetwork.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/UBILabNetwork

Twin Towns, Sister Cities Barueri has links with:

🇵🇹 Ourém, Portugal
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Antipodal to Barueri is: 133.133,23.5

Locations Near: Barueri -46.8667,-23.5

🇧🇷 Carapicuíba -46.833,-23.517 d: 3.9  

🇧🇷 Jandira -46.902,-23.533 d: 5.1  

🇧🇷 Itapevi -46.933,-23.533 d: 7.7  

🇧🇷 Santana de Parnaíba -46.919,-23.447 d: 8  

🇧🇷 Santana do Parnaíba -46.919,-23.447 d: 8  

🇧🇷 Osasco -46.773,-23.542 d: 10.6  

🇧🇷 Cotia -46.939,-23.606 d: 13.9  

🇧🇷 Taboão da Serra -46.787,-23.625 d: 16.1  

🇧🇷 Embu das Artes -46.853,-23.649 d: 16.6  

🇧🇷 Caieiras -46.74,-23.365 d: 19.9  

Antipodal to: Barueri 133.133,23.5

🇯🇵 Uruma 127.85,26.367 d: 19394.4  

🇯🇵 Nago 127.978,26.592 d: 19392.4  

🇯🇵 Ginowan 127.78,26.279 d: 19393.1  

🇯🇵 Okinawa City 127.793,26.343 d: 19390.7  

🇯🇵 Urasoe 127.734,26.254 d: 19390.3  

🇯🇵 Naha 127.702,26.199 d: 19390.4  

🇯🇵 Okinawa 127.809,26.409 d: 19388.5  

🇯🇵 Tomigusuku 127.667,26.15 d: 19389.8  

🇯🇵 Itoman 127.65,26.117 d: 19389.9  

🇯🇵 Amami 129.483,28.367 d: 19362.4  

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