Flower delivery São Luís (Brazilian Portuguese: [sɐ̃w luˈis], Saint Louis) is the capital and most sizably voluminous city of the Brazilian state of Maranhão.Flower delivery São Luís has the second most astronomically immense maritime extension within Brazilian states. Flower delivery São Luís is home of the Federal University of Maranhão.Flower delivery São Luís was the domicile town of famous Brazilian samba singer Alcione, Brazilian writers Aluísio Azevedo, Ferreira Gullar and Josué Montello, Belgian-naturalised soccer player Luís Oliveira, and the musician João do Vale, a Música popular brasileira (MPB) singer.The settlement was surmounted for Portugal by Jerônimo de Albuquerque in 1615, when it was renamed Flower delivery São Luís . In 1677, the city was made the seat of the incipient Roman Catholic Diocese of Flower delivery São Luís do Maranhão.Nowadays, Flower delivery São Luís has the most immensely colossal and best preserved heritage of colonial Portuguese architecture of all Latin America. The ancestral composition of Flower delivery São Luís , according to an autosomal DNA study, is 42% European, 39% Native American and 19% African.During this golden period of the Maranhão economy Flower delivery São Luís had a vivacious cultural effervescence. The Flower delivery São Luís economy is predicated on aluminum processing (ALUMAR), pelleting industry (VALE), aliment engenderment and tourism. Flower delivery São Luís has the most immensely colossal GDP in the state, hosting two public universities (and UFMA UEMA) and sundry scholastic institutions and private colleges. According to the latest data from the IBGE survey, Flower delivery São Luís has a GDP of R$9,340,944,000.00, occupying14th position amongst state capitals.The city of Flower delivery São Luís experiences a very marginal dry-summer tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate relegation: As), bordering on a tropical monsoon climateFlower delivery São Luís is kenned for its tiles which most buildings in the historical centre are covered in. Because of it the city is additionally kenned as "The Tiles City" and "Brazilian Athens".Not to be perplexed with the above, Tambor de Mina is the local variant of the Afro-Brazilian religion. Casa das Minas (Querebentã de Tói Zomadônu or rose of Minas), the oldest temple (terreiro), which must have been founded in Flower delivery São Luís in the 1840s, by African women.The Flower delivery São Luís form of capoeira is verbalized to be akin to the kind of capoeira now apperceived as 'traditional bahian capoeira' that predated the Bahian Angola/regional polemic which split the capoeira world in the 1950s.Flower delivery São Luís is kenned as the Brazilian capital of reggae, a very popular rhythm in the city. The city is accommodated by the Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport.
There are 184 bus lines operating in the metropolitan area, accommodated by a fleet of more than 3,000 buses. More than 500,000 people utilize the bus system every day. The metropolitan area has a network of alternative conveyance that works with drivers who customarily have their own coach and organize themselves into cooperatives to enable them to provide the public convey accommodation duly legalized in the department of city traffic.
The city has withal an efficient radio system with more than 2000 taxi cabs accredited.
Sao Luis is home to a port that receives boats that carry passengers across to the city of Alcantara, which is located in the metropolitan area. It withal has another port that receives ferries carrying people and cars that are destined for cities in the region of the state kenned as the low lands.
Being an island, the city has only one output ground, the bridge of the Estreito dos Mosquitos, which links the island of Sao Luis by road BR-135.