Meet São Paulo

Our next International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (SMUS Conference) will happen online and be hosted by the University of São Paulo. 

São Paulo is the largest city not only in Brazil, but also in Latin America; in 2021 its population was estimated in 12.396.372 people, covering an area of 1.521,2 km². When we consider the metropolitan region, which includes other 38 cities, the population surpasses 21 million inhabitants – 10% of the brazilian population. 

If you are interested in getting to know more about São Paulo, please find below some links with information we consider interesting.

On quantitative data:

São Paulo (SP) | Cities and States | IBGE

OPENCities .::. A British Council Project | OPENCities Monitor (

On São Paulo’s history and culture:

Discover São Paulo

Sao Paulo | History, Population, & Facts | Britannica

São Paulo – Wikipedia

Timeline of São Paulo – Wikipedia

Documentaries in english:

Leva (documentário HD – ENG) – YouTube

São Paulo City Mini-Documentary: (Full HD) The São Paulo Series – YouTube

Sao Paulo – CitiesX


How São Paulo Became ‘The World’s Vaccine Capital’ (