Barretos is a municipality in the northern part of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city has approximately 121,344 inhabitants (IBGE/2018) and an area of 1566.1 km². Barretos belongs to the Mesoregion of Ribeirão Preto.
|The Municipality of|
Location of Barretos
|• Mayor||Guilherme Avilla|
|• Total||1,566.161 km2 (604.698 sq mi)|
|Elevation||530 m (1,740 ft)|
|• Density||77/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||(+55) 17|
|Website||http://www.barretos.sp.gov.br/ (in Portuguese)|
The city was founded on August 25, 1854. The first chapel was built in 1856, where today lies the "Praça Francisco Barreto". In January 8, 1897, Barretos was officially established as a municipality.
The tertiary sector of the city is the most relevant, with 72.09% of the city GDP. Industry is 21.64% of the GDP, and the primary sector corresponds to 6.28%. The largest Latin American cancer center is based in this city.
Barretos is served by Chafei Amsei Airport, which offers general aviation but no scheduled flights.
- Barretos EC - a football club that is in the Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão.
- (in Portuguese) http://www.barretos.sp.gov.br Prefecture of Barretos
- (in Portuguese) http://www.citybrazil.com.br/sp/barretos/
- (in Portuguese) http://www.independentes.com.br
- (in Portuguese) http://www.barretos.com.br
- (in Portuguese) http://www.houseentretenimento.com.br[permanent dead link]
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- "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics". 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
2018 Area Total
- "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
2018 Estimates of Population
- "History of the City on the Prefecture Site". Barretos.sp.gov.br. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
- "Municipal Profile at SEADE". SEADE.gov.br. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
- "Hospital de Câncer de Barretos". www.hcancerbarretos.com.br. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
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