Sorocaba

Overall Score

2.7

The south-eastern region of Brazil, in the state of San Paulo, is home to the city of Sorocaaba. The railroad station operates within its boundaries. The city is known as a center of metallurgical and textile industry, the activity of which brings the main income to the city treasury. In addition to the main production facilities, there are numerous companies specializing in a variety of products, including building materials, electrical engineering equipment, and household chemicals.

100 USD = 521.95 BRL

Overall Score

2.7
  • Air quality: 24 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 580,000 people
  • GDP: $8,649 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V230V60Hz
  • Internet: 11 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vivo
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Brazilians have a friendly reputation, but tipping is not a part of the culture. Restaurants: A 10% “servico” charge is often added to the bill. While there is no legal obligation to pay it, it’s customary to do so.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Online electronics shop: Submarino
  • Best short-haul air carrier: TAM
  • Best intl air carrier: TAM
  • Monthly costs for expat: $480
  • Monthly costs for family: $1150
  • Monthly costs for local: $330
  • Meal: $3.5
  • Small Cola: $0.7
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.5
  • Coffee: $1.4


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