|Geographical and climatic conditions of Campinas and region
The city of Campinas is one of the country's main distribution centers. It's located in the southeastern region of Brazil, 62 miles away from São Paulo, which is South America's major city. Campinas lies on a topographically plain area, 2,231 feet above sea level.
The city is approximately 31 miles away from the Tropic of Capricorn and has mild and sunny weather around 75% of the year. Despite the sunny days, the average annual temperature is pleasant, 69.8° F (21° C).
The region has a Tropical Altitude climate and its average relative air humidity level is 71%.
In a 120-mile radius around the city, there are important cities like São José dos Campos, Piracicaba, São Carlos and Sorocaba, the Great São Paulo area and the coastal city of Santos, with the country's largest ocean harbor
Brasilia, the Federal Capital, as well as three of the country's four most important harbors, (located in the States of Paraná, Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo), are situated in a 620-mile radius around Campinas. The wealth of this 620-mile area around Campinas is equivalent to 70% of the Gross National Production (GNP).