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Campinas is a Brazilian city, located within the state of Sao Paulo, home of the Metropolitan Region of Campinas. It is located northwest of the state capital, only 96 km distant from this. [2] It covers an area of 795.697 km ². Its population, according to the Census 2010 is 1,080,999 inhabitants [4]. Tenth of Brazil's richest city, the council represents, alone, 0.96% of the entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP), besides being responsible for at least 15% of all the national scientific production, being the third largest polo Brazilian research and development [7]. The council is formed by the city of Campinas and four districts: Joaquim Egidio Sousa, Baron Gerard and New Aparecida. It is the third most populous city of São Paulo, behind Guarulhos and São Paulo. Its metropolitan area comprises 19 municipalities and has 2,798,477 inhabitants [4], which makes it the ninth most populous in Brazil. Campinas is part of "Expanded Metropolitan Complex which exceeds 29 million inhabitants, approximately 75% of the population of the entire state. The metropolitan regions of Campinas and Sao Paulo are the first ever Macrometropolis southern hemisphere, bringing together 65 municipalities that together house more than 12% of the population.

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