Osvaldo Cruz is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The population is 32,475 (2015 est.) in an area of 248 km². The elevation is 485 m. It was founded in 1941 by Max Wirth, a Swiss citizen who immigrated to Brazil searching for new agricultural lands. First named "Nova Califórnia" the small village was created on Guataporanga Farm.
Location in São Paulo state
|• Total||248 km2 (96 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-03:00 (BRT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-02:00 (BRST)|