Piracaia

Piracaia is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 26,688 (2015 est.) in an area of 386 km².[1] The elevation is 792 m. The municipality was established in 1859 as Santo Antônio da Cachoeira, but its name was changed into Piracaia on August 20, 1906.[2]

Piracaia
Flag of Piracaia
Flag
Coat of arms of Piracaia
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Piracaia is located in Brazil
Piracaia
Piracaia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°3′14″S 46°21′29″W / 23.05389°S 46.35806°W / -23.05389; -46.35806Coordinates: 23°3′14″S 46°21′29″W / 23.05389°S 46.35806°W / -23.05389; -46.35806
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Area
 • Total386 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total26,688
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Igreja das Almas, Piracaia

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