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Assis

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Assis is a city in the West São Paulo and the most important city of Paranapanema Valley. It is also one of the most important ways to go to Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul.

Understand[edit]

Assis is at the west of São Paulo state. It has 101,000 inhabitants and is a major city in the region, with plenty of options of shopping and other facilities. It was founded in 1905 when Captain Assis donated land to the Catholic Church to build a village. The city developed as it optained a railroad connections and grew through agriculture, commerce and services. Its economy is still growing, mostly due to construction, commerce, marketing and technology.

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By plane[edit]

Assis has an airport, but there no commercial flights. The closest active airports in the region are those of Marilia, Presidente Prudente, Bauru and Londrina.

By bus[edit]

Assis has many bus companies, which connect the city to many destinations in Brazil.

  • 1 Assis Bus Station (Terminal Rodoviário de Assis), Avenida Getúlio Vargas, s/n (near from the Raposo Tavares highway), +55 18 3322-3522.

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  • 1 Echologic Park "João Domingos Coelho" (Buracão), Av. Antônio Zuardi, 895. Free.
  • 2 Acoustic Shell "Cornélio Fortuna - O Maestro" (Concha Acústica). Free.

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The international code area of Brazil is 55, and the area code (DDD) of Assis is 18.

Go next[edit]

  • Presidente Prudente, the biggest city in West São Paulo
  • Ourinhos, the second most important city of the Paranapanema Valley
  • Marília, the National Food Capital
  • Bauru, the biggest city at Center-West of São Paulo state
  • Londrina, the biggest city at North of Paraná and the second largest city at Paraná


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