Microregion of Sorocaba

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Microregion of
Sorocaba
Microregion
Location of Microregion of Sorocaba in the state of São Paulo
Location of Microregion of Sorocaba in the state of São Paulo
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State  São Paulo
Mesoregion Macro Metropolitan Paulista
Area
 • Total 4,202 km2 (1,622 sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

The Microregion of Sorocaba (Portuguese: Microrregião de Sorocaba) is a microregion in the central part of São Paulo State, Brazil.

Municipalities[edit]

The microregion consists of the following municipalities:[1]

Economy[edit]

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.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 23°30′07″S 47°27′28″W / 23.50194°S 47.45778°W / -23.50194; -47.45778