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Tietê, São Paulo Municipality in Southeast Brazil, Brazil

Tietê is a Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo, located in the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba, in the Meso-region of Piracicaba and in the Microregion of Piracicaba. It is located at latitude 23º06'07 "south and at a longitude 47º42'53" west, being at an altitude of 508 meters. Its estimated population in 2009 was 36 211 inhabitants. It has an area of 392,509 km². This corresponds to a population density of 86.6 inhab / km².

Tietê River river in Brazil

The Tietê River is a Brazilian river in the state of São Paulo.

Tietê Bus Terminal

The Tietê Bus Terminal is the largest bus terminal in Latin America, and the second largest in the world, after the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. The terminal is located in the Santana district in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The official name in Portuguese is Terminal Rodoviário Governador Carvalho Pinto, named after Carlos Alberto Alves de Carvalho Pinto, a former Governor of the State of São Paulo.

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São Paulo Municipality in Brazil

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Itaquaquecetuba Place in Southeast, Brazil

Itaquaquecetuba is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. The population is 352,801 in an area of 82.62 square kilometres (31.90 sq mi). It sits at an elevation of 790 metres (2,592 ft).

Mauá Place in Southeast, Brazil

Mauá is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, in Brazil. Is part of the metropolitan region of São Paulo. The population as of 2006 is 413,943 inhabitants, the density is 6,645.4 per square kilometre (17,212/sq mi) and the area is 62.6 square kilometres (24.2 sq mi). The density is in fact bigger, since one third of the city is occupied by industries and 10% is countryside or forest. Its name comes from the Tupi language and means the one that is high. As it's a municipality, it can also be translated as high city. However, back when the city was a small village, its name was Pilar, then the name was changed in 1934 into Mauá as a homage to Visconde de Mauá, entrepreneur which built the Santos–Jundiaí railway that passes through the city.

Mineiros do Tietê Municipality in Southeast, Brazil

Mineiros do Tietê is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 12,700 in an area of 213 km2 (82 sq mi). It is situated in the center of the state of São Paulo, near the following cities: Dois Córregos (9 km), Barra Bonita (13 km), Jaú (18 km), São Manuel (45 km), Torrinha (35 km), Igaraçu do Tietê (15 km), Lençois Paulista (46 km), Pederneiras (45 km) and Bauru (82 km). It is located at an altitude of 669 meters, near the Tietê River.

São Bernardo do Campo Municipality in Southeast, Brazil

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Rodovia Marechal Cândido Rondon highway in São Paulo

Rodovia Marechal Cândido Rondon is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Rodovia Ayrton Senna highway in São Paulo

Rodovia Ayrton Senna da Silva, is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Santana de Parnaíba Municipality in Southeast Brazil, Brazil

Santana de Parnaíba is a city and municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. The population is 126,574 in an area of 179.95 km². It was founded in 1625 near the Tietê River by Susana Dias, an important Bandeirante wife.

Santana (district of São Paulo) Place in São Paulo, Brazil

Santana is a northern district in the subprefecture of Santana-Tucuruvi of the city of São Paulo, Brazil, and is located between 4–7 km (2.5–4.3 mi) from downtown São Paulo.

Salto, São Paulo Municipality in Southeast Brazil, Brazil

Salto is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba. The population is 114,171 in an area of 133.06 km². The elevation is 555 m. The city has one main river, rio Tietê. The city has an important geological park: "Moutonée Park".

Transport in São Paulo

Transport in São Paulo plays a key role in the date-to-day life of the people of São Paulo. Although lacking in strong infrastructure, various methods of public transport are offered in the city, including a complex bus system run by SPTrans, and various subway and railway lines. A contactless smartcard is used for fare collection for the buses, subway, and railway systems. São Paulo also has three airports.

Marginal Tietê highway in São Paulo

Marginal Tietê is a section of this highway that runs through the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The name of this section comes from the fact that each way of the expressway runs near a different waterfront of the Tietê River. It is a very important road of São Paulo, connecting the East, North and West portions of the city, and linking the Lapa neighbourhood and the Penha neighbourhood. It provides access to the Castelo Branco highway, the Bandeirantes highway, the Anhangüera highway, the Presidente Dutra highway, the Fernão Dias highway, the Ayrton Senna highway and the São Paulo International Airport. The Campo de Marte Airport, the Estádio Parque São Jorge and the Estádio do Canindé are located near the freeway.

Water management in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo, Brazil faces several challenges, including pollution of drinking water reservoirs that are surrounded by slums, water scarcity leading to conflicts with the Campinas Metropolitan area to the north, inefficient water use, and flooding. The sprawling Metropolitan Region of São Paulo (MRSP) with close to 20 million people is the seventh most populous urban area in the world and the economic, financial and technical hub of Brazil. The main stakeholders in water management in MRSP are the state government, the state water and sanitation utility Sabesp and 39 municipal governments. A basin committee for the Alto Tietê basin, which covers the entire area of the MRSP and supplies half of its water, brings together all stakeholders. It has drawn up two master plans for the management of water resources in the basin. The first was approved in 2003 and focused on urban sprawl. The second was approved in 2009 and focused on water use conflicts.

Piracicaba River river in Brazil

The Piracicaba River is a river of São Paulo state in southeastern Brazil. It is a tributary of the Tietê River, which it joins in the reservoir created by Barra Bonita Dam. There is also another Piracicaba river in the state of Minas Gerais, named after the one from São Paulo state, since the early colonizers of Minas Gerais largely came from São Paulo.

Portuguesa–Tietê metro station in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Portuguesa–Tietê is a station on Line 1 (Blue) of the São Paulo Metro.

Palmeiras-Barra Funda Intermodal Terminal

Palmeiras-Barra Funda Intermodal Terminal is the second largest intermodal transportation hub in São Paulo, Brazil. The terminal has access to the São Paulo Metro, CPTM commuter rail, and numerous bus lines.

Jabaquara Intermunicipal Terminal is an intermunicipal bus terminal in São Paulo, Brazil. Along with the Tietê Bus Terminal and the Palmeiras-Barra Funda Intermodal Terminal, it is one of the most important bus terminals in the State of São Paulo.

Water pollution in Brazil

Brazil’s major and medium size metropolitan areas face increasing problems of water pollution. Coastal cities such as Rio de Janeiro and Recife suffer effects of upstream residential and industrial sewage contaminating feeder rivers, lakes, and the ocean. In 2000, only 35% of collected wastewater received any treatment.