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Osasco

Osasco
Municipality
The Municipality of
Osasco
Roman Catholic Diocese of Osasco; Osasco; Museu Dimitri Sensaud de Lavaud; Teatro Municipal de Osasco; Monument labor; Reinaldo of Oliveira Viaduct; Osasco panorama.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Osasco; Osasco; Museu Dimitri Sensaud de Lavaud; Teatro Municipal de Osasco; Monument labor; Reinaldo of Oliveira Viaduct; Osasco panorama.
Flag of Osasco
Flag
Official seal of Osasco
Seal
Nickname(s): Oz
Motto: "Urbs labor"  (Latin)
"Work city"
Osasco is located in Brazil
Osasco
Osasco
Location in Brazil
Coordinates:
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State  São Paulo
Founded February 19, 1962
Government
 • Mayor [1] (PT)
Area
 • Municipality 65 km2 (25 sq mi)
 • Metro 7,943.818 km2 (3,067.125 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Municipality 718,643
 • Density 10,981.2/km2 (28,441/sq mi)
 • Metro 19,889,559
Demonym osasquense
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code (CEP) 06000-000
Area code(s) +55 11
HDI (2000) 0,818–high[2]
Website Osasco, São Paulo

Osasco (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a PT). The population in 2008 was 713,066, the density is 10,970/km² and the total area is 65 km². It is among the world more dense cities, similar in density to Tokyo and New York City. It's considered the major urban centre of the Western portion of the Greater São Paulo. It used to be a district of São Paulo City until February 19, 1962, when Osasco became a municipality of its own. In 1989 the city became the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Osasco.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Pre-Columbian era 1.1
    • Colonial Brazil 1.2
    • Early modern period 1.3
    • Independence 1.4
    • Some widely known events after the autonomy 1.5
  • Economy 2
    • Main Companies 2.1
    • Market city 2.2
    • Shopping Malls 2.3
    • Banks 2.4
  • Sport 3
    • Sports clubs 3.1
    • Sports competitions 3.2
  • Geography 4
  • Climate 5
  • Geopolitics 6
  • Demography 7
    • Ethnicity 7.1
    • Religion 7.2
  • Hidrography 8
  • Neighbourhood 9
  • Transportation 10
    • Principals Avenues 10.1
    • Train 10.2
    • Roads 10.3
    • Airports of São Paulo 10.4
    • Companies of bus 10.5
    • Bus station 10.6
  • Media 11
    • Newspaper 11.1
    • Newsweb 11.2
    • Radio 11.3
    • Channel 11.4
  • Government 12
    • Executive 12.1
  • Educational 13
    • Colleges and universities 13.1
  • Culture 14
    • Libraries 14.1
    • Theatres 14.2
    • Spaces of culture 14.3
    • Museums 14.4
    • Scholls of educational in culture 14.5
    • House of events the culture 14.6
    • Leisure and natural environment 14.7
  • Health 15
  • Notable Osasquenses 16
  • Sister cities 17
  • Bibliography 18
  • See also 19
  • References 20
  • External links 21

History

Pre-Columbian era

The region that is now Osasco was inhabited by indigenous Tupi-Guaraní people.

Colonial Brazil

Bandeirantes lived in the region that is now Osasco, then called "vila de Quitaúna". The famous "bandeirante" Antonio Raposo Tavares lived there.

Early modern period

Osasco Station in 1910
Antônio Giuseppe Agù
Sensaud de Lavaud in his Fixed-wing aircraft in Osasco.

Osasco was founded, in the 19th century, by the Italian immigrant Antonio Agù (currently the name of one of the main streets in Osasco). He came from the commune Osasco in the province of Turin.To Help of the Baron Dimitri Sensaud de Lavaud. Osasco is said to be the place of the first heavier-than-air flight in Latin America. Immigrants from Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Ireland, Armenia (Trade), Lebanon (Trade), Israel (Trade) and Japan (Rural) came to Osasco in the period.

Independence

Osasco became autonomous from the city of São Paulo on February 19, 1962.

Some widely known events after the autonomy

Strike of the Cobrasma factory (1968), explosion of the Osasco Plaza Shopping (1996).

Economy

View of downtown Osasco

Osasco was an industrial city, but there was industrial decentralization to other regions and today the city is moving toward the shopping and services. Osasco is headquarters of Bradesco the third largest bank in Brazil. Currently there are large companies with a presence as Natura, Coca-Cola, Carrefour, Wal-Mart, Colgate-Palmolive and many others. Osasco is the tenth richest city in the country. GDP of Osasco: R$ 30 024 366,200 mil.[4]

Main Companies

ABB

Market city

Shopping Malls

Super Shopping Osasco
Shopping União de Osasco
Osasco Plaza Shopping
  • Shopping União de Osasco
  • Osasco Plaza Shopping
  • Super Shopping Osasco
  • Americanas Shopping
  • Shopping Galeria
  • Fantasy Shopping

Banks

Caixa Bank
Osasco City

Sport

Sports clubs

Sports competitions

  • Racing of Saint Antônio
  • University games
  • Racing and walk - Marketing Sports
  • Osasco went prime city make Circuito Running for Nature, racing and walk (SportsFuse).

Geography

Is an average elevation of 792 meters and 65 km² of area. [5] Its boundaries are São Paulo to the north, east and south, Cotia to the southwest, Carapicuíba and Barueri to the west and Santana de Parnaíba to the northwest.

Center of Osasco

Climate

As in almost all the metropolitan area of São Paulo, the climate is subtropical, specifically humid subtropical. Little hot summer and rainy mild winter and categories. The average annual temperature is around 18 °C, being the month of July the coldest (average 12 °C) and warmest February (average 30 °C). The annual rainfall is around 1400 mm.[6]

Climate data for Osasco (1962 - 1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.2
(93.6)
34.6
(94.3)
33.6
(92.5)
31.3
(88.3)
29.8
(85.6)
28.9
(84)
29.3
(84.7)
33
(91)
37.4
(99.3)
34.4
(93.9)
35.2
(95.4)
35.7
(96.3)
37.4
(99.3)
Average high °C (°F) 27.4
(81.3)
28
(82)
27.3
(81.1)
25.1
(77.2)
23
(73)
21.7
(71.1)
21.8
(71.2)
23.3
(73.9)
23.9
(75)
24.7
(76.5)
25.9
(78.6)
26.3
(79.3)
24.5
(76.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.2
(72)
22.4
(72.3)
21.7
(71.1)
19.8
(67.6)
17.6
(63.7)
16.4
(61.5)
15.8
(60.4)
17.1
(62.8)
17.8
(64)
19
(66)
20.3
(68.5)
21.2
(70.2)
18.5
(65.3)
Average low °C (°F) 18.7
(65.7)
18.8
(65.8)
18.2
(64.8)
16.3
(61.3)
13.9
(57)
12.3
(54.1)
11.7
(53.1)
12.8
(55)
13.9
(57)
15.3
(59.5)
16.5
(61.7)
17.8
(64)
14.5
(58.1)
Record low °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
11.2
(52.2)
10.9
(51.6)
6
(43)
5.2
(41.4)
0.9
(33.6)
0.2
(32.4)
−2.2
(28)
2.1
(35.8)
4.2
(39.6)
6.9
(44.4)
7.3
(45.1)
−2.2
(28)
Precipitation cm (inches) 24
(9.4)
25
(9.8)
16
(6.3)
8
(3.1)
7
(2.8)
6
(2.4)
4
(1.6)
3
(1.2)
7
(2.8)
13
(5.1)
14
(5.5)
19
(7.5)
146
(57.5)
Source: INMET - Clima[7]

Geopolitics

Osasco ranks 5th among São Paulo municipalities by population, with 718,643 residents as of 2008. The city also plays an important role in the state's industry, education and media, hosting prominent schools, universities and TV stations.

Panorama of Osasco.

Demography

Elevation demography in Osasco
  • Total: 652.593 inhabitants, 2000.
    • Urban: 652.593
    • Rural: 0
  • Demographic density (hab./km²): 10.055,36

(Source: IPEA data)

Changing demographics of the city of Osasco

Source: IBAM

Ethnicity

Ethnic groups Percent
White 66.3%
Black 4.5%
Pardo (Brown) 27.5%
Asian 0.8%
Amerindian 0.2%

Source: IBGE

Religion

Religion Percentage Number
Catholic 64,75% 422.553
Protestant 20.54% 134.042
No religion 9.33% 60.886
Kadercist 0.90% 5.873
Buddhist 0,23% 1.500
Jewish 0,04% 261

Source: IBGE 2000

Hidrography

Neighbourhood

Osasco, south vista. Neighbourhoods of Bela Vista and Vila Yara rear
Cidade de Deus Neighbourhood
Umuarama Neighbourhood
Bela Vista Neighbourhood
Centre Neighbourhood
Vila Yara Neighbourhood
Industrial Altino Neighbourhood

Transportation

Osasco train


Osasco due to its proximity to São Paulo, has a transit similar to the state capital, that is one of the more you carry the world. In the city can be found means of road and rail.

Principals Avenues

  • Avenue dos Autonomistas
    Avenue dos Autonomistas
  • Reinaldo of Oliveira viaduct
    Reinaldo of Oliveira viaduct
  • Avenue Maria Campos
  • Avenue Bussocaba/Avenue Prefeito Hirant Sanazar
  • Presidente Tancredo Neves viaduct
  • Avenue Presidente Médici
  • Avenue Getúlio Vargas
  • Avenue Visconde de Nova Granada/Avenue Sport Club Corinthians Paulista
  • Avenue Santo Antônio
  • Avenue Antônio Carlos Costa
  • Street of Estação
  • Avenue Pedro Pinho
  • Avenue João de Andrade
  • Avenue Sarah Veloso
  • Complex Viári Fuad Auada
  • Avenue Hilário Pereira de Souza
  • Avenue Franz Voegelli
  • Avenue Benedito Alves Turíbio
  • Avenue Giuseppe Sacco
  • Avenue Padre Vicente Mellilo/Avenue Prestes Maia
  • Avenue Novo Osasco

Train

It is linked by CPTM rapid transit to São Paulo by the 8 and 9 [8] train lines.

Roads

Road Castelo Branco in Osasco

Roads of Osasco:

Airports of São Paulo

Congonhas Airport
Campo de Marte Airport
Cumbica Airport

São Paulo has two main airports:

Companies of bus

  • Viação Osasco
  • Auto Viação Urubupungá

Bus station

  • Terminus Amador Aguiar (Vila Yara)
  • Terminus Largo de Osasco
  • Bus station of Osasco

Media

Newspaper

Newsweb

    • Portal PlanetaOsasco.com;
    • Webdiário;

Radio

    • Nova Difusora 1540 AM e;
    • Rádio Iguatemi AM.
    • Radio Terra FM.
    • Osascoradioweb

Channel

SBT

Government

Executive

Mayors of Osasco:

Educational

UNIFIEO
Faculdade Anhanguera
FAC-FITO
UNIBAN
UNIFESP
Fundação Bradesco
College Marechal Bittencout

Colleges and universities

  • Escola Técnica Estadual (ETEC de Osasco)
  • Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (Escola Senai Nadir Dias de Figueredo)CFP 1.19
  • Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Comercial (SENAC)
  • Faculdade de Ciências da Fundação Instituto Tecnológico de Osasco (Fac-FITO)
  • Fundação Instituto Tecnológico de Osasco (FITO)
  • Faculdade Integração Zona Oeste (Fizo)- Anhanguera
  • Universidade Bandeirante de São Paulo
  • Centro Universitário FIEO - UNIFIEO
  • Faculdade Fernão Dias
  • Faculdade FIPEN
  • São Paulo State Technological College ( FATEC )
  • Universidade Federal de São Paulo
  • Juventude Cívica de Osasco (JUCO)
  • Colégio Integrado de Osasco - Objetivo
  • Centro Educacional Universal Star - Céus
  • Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anísio Teixeira (INEP)
  • Colégio Anglo
  • Colégio Adventista de Vila Yara
  • Colégio Aplicação
  • Colégio Albert Einstein
  • Colégio Cecília Meireles
  • Colégio CEP - Augusto Laranja
  • Colégio Cunha Carvalho
  • Colégio COC Vila Yara
  • Colégio e Cursino Desafio
  • Colégio Fernão Dias Paes
  • Colégio Família Stella
  • Colégio Nossa Senhora Da Misericódia
  • Colégio Haya
  • Colégio Padre Anchieta
  • Colégio Presbiteriano
  • Colégio Prisma
  • Centro Educacional Prestes Maia
  • Colégio Papa Mike
  • Colégio Seta
  • ETB Transforma ( escola técnica )
  • Escola Estadual Antônio Raposo Tavares - CENEART
  • Escola Estadual Glória Azedia Bonetti
  • Escola Estadual Profª Heloisa de Assumpção
  • Escola Estadual Lucy Anna Carrozo Latorre
  • Escola Estadual Major Telmo Coelho Filho
  • Escola Estadual Prof. José Maria Rodrigues Leite
  • Escola Estadual Prof. Anézio Cabral
  • Escola Estadual Prof. Armando Gaban
  • Escola Estadual Alice Velho Teixeira
  • Escola Estadual José Liberatti
  • Escola Estadual Doutor Antônio Braz Gambarini
  • Escola Estadual Marechal Bittencourth
  • Escola Estadual Vicente Peixoto
  • Escola Estadual Walter Negrelli
  • Escola Técnica de Osasco (ETEC)
  • Fundação Bradesco (Cidade de Deus)
  • Fundação Instituto Tecnológico de Osasco ([FITO])
  • Insituto Educacional Ebenézer
  • Instituto São Pio X
  • Colégio SESI 046
  • Colégio SESI 064
  • Sesi Jd Roberto 425

Culture

Teatro Municipal de Osasco
Centro de Eventos Pedro Bortolosso
Espaço Cultural Grande Otello
Casa do Violeiro de Brasil

Libraries

Theatres

Spaces of culture

  • Centro de Eventos Pedro Bortolosso

Museums

Scholls of educational in culture

  • Escola de Artes César Antonio Salvi

House of events the culture

  • Casa de Angola
  • Casa do Violeiro do Brasil

Leisure and natural environment

Chico Mendes Park
  • Parque Ecológico Nelson Vilha Dias
  • Parque Municipal Dionísio Alvares Mateos
  • Parque Municipal Chico Mendes
  • Parque Clóvis Assaf
  • Park of Lazer Antônio Temporim
  • Parque Ecológico Jardim Piratininga

Health

AACD

Hospitals:

  • AACD Associação de Assistência à Criança Deficiente
  • Hospital Cruzeiro do Sul
  • Hospital e Maternidade Amador Aguiar
  • Hospital e Maternidade João Paulo II
  • Hospital Montreal S/A
  • Hospital Municipal Antônio Gíglio
  • Hospital Dr. Vivaldo Martins Simões ( Regional )
  • Hospital e Maternidade Sino Brasileiro

Notable Osasquenses

Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva, football player
  • Adriana Nascimento, actress
  • André Lima Pedro, football player
  • Antonio Agù, founder
  • Bruno Caboclo, basketball player
  • Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva, football player
  • Cristiano Lima da Silva, football player
  • Eduardo Marques de Jesus Passos, football player
  • Guitom Santa Cruz, musician
  • Hirant Sanazar, politician
  • Igor Nascimento Soares, football player
  • Jair da Costa, football player
  • José Bonifácio de Oliveira Sobrinho, businessman
  • Júlio Santos, football player
  • Júlio Terceiro, football player
  • Kléber Giacomance de Souza Freitas, football player
  • Manoel Leão, journalist
  • Paulinho Kobayashi, football player
  • Silas Bortolosso, politician
  • Silvio Pereira, sociologist
  • Sônia Lima, actress
  • Vágner Benazzi, football player
  • Vítor Maldonado Lionize, legendary prosecutor
  • Zezeh Barbosa, actress

Sister cities

Bibliography

  • SANAZAR, Hirant. Osasco - Sua história, sua gente: Osasco, ed. do author, 2003.
  • FAVARÃO, Mazé (apres.). Osasco conta sua história através dos bairros: Osasco, Secretaria de Educação, 2007.
  • METROVICHE, Eduardo (org.). Osasco - Um século de fotografia: Osasco, Maxprint Editora, 2007.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Estimativas - Contagem da População 2008". IBGE. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  2. ^ "Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano — Municipal, 1991 e 2000". Pnud.org.br. 2000. Retrieved 2010-04-17. 
  3. ^ Divisão Territorial do Brasil
  4. ^ Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2004-2008
  5. ^ Área territorial oficial
  6. ^ Tempo Agora
  7. ^ "INMET - Climatologia - Gráficos Climatológicos". 
  8. ^ "CPTM lines". CPTM (Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos). Retrieved 2008-12-12. 

External links

Osasco travel guide from Wikivoyage

  • (Portuguese) Official City Hall Site
  • (Portuguese) Câmara Osasco citty
  • Osasco, Brazil
  • (Portuguese) Hymn of Osasco in Portuguese
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