São José, Santa Catarina
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Location of São José
|Founded||March 19, 1750|
|• Mayor||Djalma Berger (PSB)|
|• city||113.171 km2 (43.696 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||1,860.13/km2 (4,817.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
São José (San Jose) is a city in Santa Catarina, Brazil. It is a suburb located approximately five kilometers from Florianópolis, the state capital. It encircles the continental section of Florianópolis.
The main district of São José are Campinas, Barreiros and Historic Centre.
São José is the 20th HDI Ranked city in Brazil.
It also has a relatively rich district called Bosque das Mansões, where lives the rich portion of the local population.
The major BR-101 highway passes through São José, making the city a gateway to Florianópolis.
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