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Paraguaçu Paulista

Paraguaçu Paulista is a municipality in south-west of the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Microregion of Assis, situated in the middle Paranapanema Valley.[3] The population is 44,794 (2015 est.) in an area of 1001.3 km².[1] It's the second largest population of microregion and the 3rd of mesoregion, and is 422 km away from the capital, São Paulo.[4] Paraguaçu was created as a district of the (then) municipality of Conceição de Monte Alegre in 1923. It became a separate municipality in 1925. Its name was changed to Paraguaçu Paulista in 1948.[5]

Paraguaçu Paulista
Flag of Paraguaçu Paulista
Flag
Coat of arms of Paraguaçu Paulista
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Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Paraguaçu Paulista is located in Brazil
Paraguaçu Paulista
Paraguaçu Paulista
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°25′11″S 50°34′47″W / 22.41972°S 50.57972°W / -22.41972; -50.57972Coordinates: 22°25′11″S 50°34′47″W / 22.41972°S 50.57972°W / -22.41972; -50.57972
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MesoregionAssis
MicroregionAssis
Government
 • MayorEdiney Taveira Queiróz (2013–2016)
Area
 • Total1,001.3 km2 (386.6 sq mi)
Elevation
506 m (1,660 ft)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total44,794
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Postal code
19700-000
Area code+55 18
Websiteeparaguacu.sp.gov.br

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ IBGE (10 October 2002). "Área territorial oficial" (in Portuguese). Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02).
  3. ^ Site da Prefeitura da Estância Turístíca de Paraguaçu Paulista. "Conheça Paraguaçu Paulista" (in Portuguese).
  4. ^ "Distâncias entre a cidade de São Paulo e todas as cidades do interior paulista" (in Portuguese).
  5. ^ IBGE, history