Microregion of Sorocaba
Location of Microregion of Sorocaba in the state of São Paulo
|Mesoregion||Macro Metropolitan Paulista|
|• Total||4,202 km2 (1,622 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
The microregion consists of the following municipalities:
- Araçoiaba da Serra
- Capela do Alto
- Porto Feliz
- Salto de Pirapora
- São Roque
Many people travel to São Paulo to work during the week, particularly from the larger of the municipalities. Those who work in São Paulo can usually afford larger houses due to the lower cost of living outside of São Paulo. In the smaller towns such as Votorantim there is a lot of agricultural employment.
- Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, territorial division.
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