São José dos Campos


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São José dos Campos

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in São Paulo State; located in the Paraiba River valley. Population, 148,300(1970).

A highway junction, São José dos Campos has a railroad station. Industry includes food processing and the production of textiles and chemicals. Machine building, represented by automotive and electrical-engineering enterprises, is also important. The city was founded in the second half of the 16th century.

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