Subprefecture of Pinheiros

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Subprefecture of Pinheiros
Subprefecture
Location of the Subprefecture of Pinheiros in São Paulo
Location of the Subprefecture of Pinheiros in São Paulo
Location of municipality of São Paulo within the State of São Paulo
Location of municipality of São Paulo within the State of São Paulo
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Municipality Bandeira da cidade de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Administrative Zone West
Districts Pinheiros, Alto de Pinheiros, Itaim Bibi, Jardim Paulista
Government
 • Type Subprefecture
 • Subprefect Geraldo Mantovani
Area
 • Total 32.06 km2 (12.38 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 233,563
HDI 0.956 – very high
Website Subprefeitura Pinheiros (Portuguese)

The Subprefecture of Pinheiros is one of 32 subprefectures of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It comprises four districts: Pinheiros, Alto de Pinheiros, Itaim Bibi, and Jardim Paulista.[1]

Pinheiros is the most affluent of the subprefectures. It comprises two of the five financial districts of the city, including Paulista Avenue and many of the most important museums of the city. It has also the neighbourhoods of Vila Madalena and Vila Olímpia, famous for its nightlife and dance clubs, and most (though not all) of the upper-class residential neighbourhoods. It is the headquarters of many Brazilian companies such as AmBev, Vivo, Rede Globo (along with Rio de Janeiro), and Grupo Pão de Açúcar, as well as the Brazilian headquarters of many multinational companies, including Google, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo!, Santander, Ernst & Young, Unilever, Nextel and Bunge.

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Coordinates: 23°33′08″S 46°31′04″W / 23.55222°S 46.51778°W / -23.55222; -46.51778