Vila Maria (district of São Paulo)

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Vila Maria
Location in the city of São Paulo
Location in the city of São Paulo
TRC Palace
TRC Palace
Country Brazil
State São Paulo
City São Paulo
Government
 • Type Subprefecture
 • Subprefect Antônio de Pádua Perosa
Population (2000)
 • Total 113.845
 • Density 9.527/km2 (24.67/sq mi)
HDI 0.824 –high
Website Subprefecture of Vila Maria

Vila Maria is a district located in the northern region of the city of São Paulo. A good part of the economy of the district comes from activities related to logistics and transportation of cargoes due to the large number of companies in the industry located in the region. The neighborhood is also famous for the samba school of the Unidos de Vila Maria.