Guarulhos, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil


🇧🇷 Guarulhos is a Brazilian municipality. It is the second most populous city in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, the 13th most populous city in Brazil, and is also the most populous city in the country that is not a state capital. In the last few years it has outgrown Campinas. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.

The name comes from the Tupi language, and means "Eaters", "big-bellied people"; a reference to the original indigenous inhabitants of the area.

It ranks 8th by GDP among Brazilian cities; 2nd in São Paulo state. (source:IBGE, Brazil's national institute of statistics. GDP by cities report, published in 2005 with data from 2002). It is the 10th largest suburb in the world. The per capita income for the municipality is R$12,793. São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), one of the main Brazilian airports, is located there. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Guarulhos.

The municipality contains part of the 7,917 hectares (19,560 acres) Cantareira State Park, created in 1962, which protects a large part of the metropolitan São Paulo water supply. It also contains part of the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.


Transportation The main highway to serve Guarulhos is the Rodovia Presidente Dutra, from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.

In 2018, the Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos commuter rail system's Line 13–Jade was opened, connecting São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport with Engenheiro Goulart. In 2021, construction will begin on the first line of the São Paulo Metro to serve Guarulhos, Line 19–Sky Blue.

São Paulo Air Force Base - BASP, a base of the Brazilian Air Force, is located in Guarulhos.

Guarulhos, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil 
<b>Guarulhos, São Paulo, Southeast Region, Brazil</b>
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Guarulhos has a population of over 1,324,781 people. Guarulhos also forms one of the centres of the wider São Paulo state which has a population of over 46,649,132 people.

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Antipodal to Guarulhos is: 133.483,-23.455

Locations Near: Guarulhos -46.517,23.455

🇧🇷 Vinhedo -46.975,23.03 d: 66.5  

🇧🇷 Florianópolis -48.552,27.592 d: 503.2  

🇧🇷 Greater Vitória -40.308,20.289 d: 730.9  

🇧🇷 Anápolis -48.952,16.334 d: 831.7  

🇦🇷 Ensenada -57.9,34.867 d: 1680.2  

🇦🇷 Hurlingham -58.639,34.588 d: 1706.5  

🇦🇬 St. John's -61.844,17.119 d: 1745.4  

🇬🇵 Les Abymes -61.52,16.27 d: 1759  

🇫🇷 Pointe-à-Pitre -61.533,16.241 d: 1761.8  

🇬🇵 Pointe-à-Pitre -61.533,16.241 d: 1761.8  

Antipodal to: Guarulhos 133.483,-23.455

🇦🇺 Alice Springs 133.867,-23.7 d: 19967.4  

🇦🇺 Darwin 130.841,-12.438 d: 18758.7  

🇦🇺 Port Lincoln 135.85,-34.717 d: 18742  

🇦🇺 Port Adelaide 138.5,-34.833 d: 18659.9  

🇦🇺 Modbury 138.683,-34.833 d: 18653.4  

🇦🇺 Adelaide 138.6,-34.917 d: 18647.8  

🇦🇺 Murray Bridge 139.275,-35.12 d: 18602.4  

🇦🇺 Victor Harbor 138.617,-35.55 d: 18582  

🇦🇺 Mildura 141.6,-34.383 d: 18567  

🇦🇺 Cairns 145.771,-16.923 d: 18542.4  

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