Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of São José do Rio Preto

São José do Rio Preto is a city and municipality (cidade/município) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city is located at the north/northwest portion of the state, 440 km (273 mi) from the city of São Paulo and 700 km (435 mi) from Brasília. With 408,258 inhabitants (IBGE/2010), is the 12th biggest city of the state and the 52nd biggest in Brazil.

Founded in 1852, its history is closely linked with trade, the provision of services and agriculture. In 1912, the railroad Araraquarense arrived and stopped in the city for 20 years, transforming São José do Rio Preto in the commercial center of the region.

Known as Rio Preto, is the center of a Mesoregion with 1,569,220 inhabitants in 29,387 km². The Microregion of São José do Rio Preto has a population of 763,534 inhabitants.

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