SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Arguing which city is the best, Cariocas (those born in the city of Rio de Janeiro) and Paulistanos (those born in São Paulo city) continually fight over soccer teams, lifestyles and which is the best city to live in. Over the last few decades, many comparisons have been made, from traffic conditions, to employment opportunities, to cultural events. Here are some interesting differences and similarities between the two cities.
The most blatant difference is population. While the total area occupied by Rio de Janeiro city (1.2 million square km) is slightly less than the . . .