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Coordinates: 22°45′40″S 47°09′15″W / 22.76111°S 47.15417°W / -22.76111; -47.15417

Paulínia is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the São Paulo Macrometropolis.[2] The population is 100,128 (2016 est.) in an area of 138.78 km².[1] The elevation is 590 m. It is known for hosting the Replan, the largest refinery of Petrobras.[3]

Paulínia
Municipality
The Municipality of Paulínia
Skyline of Paulínia
Flag of Paulínia
Flag
Official seal of Paulínia
Seal
Location of Paulinia
Location of Paulinia
Paulínia is located in Brazil
Paulínia
Paulínia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°45′40″S 47°09′15″W / 22.76111°S 47.15417°W / -22.76111; -47.15417
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MacrometropolisSão Paulo
Founded16 July 1906
Government
 • MayorDixon Ronan Carvalho
Area
 • Total138.78 km2 (53.58 sq mi)
Elevation
590 m (1,940 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total100,128
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Postal Code
13140-001 to 13159-999
Area code(s)+55 19
WebsitePaulinia, São Paulo

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HistoryEdit

The municipality was created in 1964 from a part of the municipality of Campinas.

SportsEdit

Paulínia Futebol Clube is the municipality's football club. They play their home games at Estádio Municipal Luís Perissinoto.

NeighborhoodsEdit

EconomyEdit

Boehringer Ingelheim inaugurated a new production site for veterinary vaccines in 2017.[5]

See alsoEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Região Metropolitana de Campinas
  3. ^ "Replan Refinery, Brazil". Hydrocarbons-technology.com. Kable. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  4. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico Mata de Santa Genebra (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 8 May 2016
  5. ^ Associação Brasileira de Marketing Rural e Agronegócio (AMBRA): Boehringer Ingelheim Saúde Animal inaugura a mais moderna fábrica de vacinas contra Febre Aftosa da América Latina. placed: 30 May 2017. retrieved 10 July 2017 (Portuguese language).