Ribeirão Preto is a city in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, located about 320 km north of the state capital, São Paulo.
It is known as the coffee capital due to its important role in coffee production in Brazil. In addition to its coffee activity, Ribeirão Preto is an industrial and service city, with a well-preserved historic center and a lively cultural life.
It is also famous for its carnival and music festival, as well as its modernist architecture, including buildings designed by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
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See also information on São Paulo.