You can find on this page a map showing São Paulo boroughs and neighborhoods. São Paulo boroughs & districts called Subprefeituras are the administrative divisions that share São Paulo in 31 municipal boroughs. Within each of its boroughs, the neighborhoods are making the charm and the reputation of the city of São Paulo.

With an area of more than 250,000 km², São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and has more than 10 million inhabitants. São Paulo is made up of 5 regions that are divided into several districts with their own personality, style and heritage.

Sao paulo districts map

The division of São Paulo into boroughs or districts is divided into 9 zones:

  • Centro Histórico
  • Centro Expandido
  • Noroeste
  • Norte
  • Leste 1
  • Leste 2
  • Sudeste
  • Sul
  • Sudoeste
  • Oeste


In these boroughs, you will find the neighborhoods of Granja Julieta and Alto da Boa Vista in the South Zone, Pinheiros and Vila Madalena in the West Zone, Mooca and Brás in the East Zone, Santana and Cantareira e Freguesia do Ó in the North Zone.

São Paulo is divided into 31 districts, divided into nine sectors :

  • Central São Paulo: this is the old city where the Stock Exchange and the City Hall are located. The Sé central metro station and the La Luz train station are located there.
  • São Paulo Northeast: located near Guarulhos, it is a residential and industrial area (close to the Dutra Highway).
  • São Paulo Centre-South: it is the new city centre with its office towers. The district is crossed by the new Lilas metro line.
  • São Paulo South-East: industrial area of the city. The area also includes many shops, bars and neighborhoods such as the "Jardim Anália Franco".
  • São Paulo West: very commercial area, with many shops and bars. There is especially the most important artery of the city, Paulista Avenue.
  • São Paulo East 1 and North-West: with its poor population, these areas are in the process of development.
  • São Paulo South and East 2: this is the most underprivileged sector of the city, including the Paraisópolis favela.