Santo André


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Santo André

(sän`to͝o ändrĕ`), city (1996 pop. 625,294), São Paulo state, S Brazil, a suburb of São Paulo. The city houses the offices of many international firms and has industries that produce textiles, metal products, porcelain, foodstuffs, furniture, and airplanes.
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Santo André

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, an industrial suburb of São Paulo. Population, 417,300 (1970).

Santo André has a railroad station. Industry includes ferrous metallurgy, the production of chemicals, and machine building. The city was founded in the 16th century.

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