Boa Esperança do Sul

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Boa Esperança do Sul
Flag of Boa Esperança do Sul
Flag
Coat of arms of Boa Esperança do Sul
Coat of arms
The location of Boa Esperança do Sul as shown within the map of the State of São Paulo
Location of Boa Esperança do Sul within the State of São Paulo
The location of Boa Esperança do Sul as shown within the map of Brazil
The location of Boa Esperança do Sul as shown within the map of Brazil
Boa Esperança do Sul
Location of Boa Esperança do Sul within Brazil
Coordinates: 21°59′33″S 48°23′27″W / 21.99250°S 48.39083°W / -21.99250; -48.39083Coordinates: 21°59′33″S 48°23′27″W / 21.99250°S 48.39083°W / -21.99250; -48.39083
Country Brazil
State São Paulo
Mesoregion Araraquara
Microregion Araraquara
Government
 • Mayor Marcão Rosim
(2013–2016) (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 691.017 km2 (266.803 sq mi)
Elevation 490 m (1,610 ft)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 13,658
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Demonym Boa-esperancense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)

Boa Esperança do Sul is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The population in 2010 was 13,658 and the area is 691.017 square kilometres (266.803 sq mi).[1][2] The elevation is 490 metres (1,610 ft).

History[edit]

Boa Esperança do Sul (English: Good Hope of the South) was known as São Sebastião de Boa Esperança (English: St. Sebastian of Good Hope) since the late 1800s. In July 1895, it become a district, with the name of Boa Esperança. In 1944, it was renamed Boa Esperança do Sul.

Government[edit]

  • Mayor: Marcão Rosim (2013–2016)

Geography[edit]

Boa Esperança do Sul is located in the southern-subtropical part of Brazil, at 21 degrees, 59 minutes, 33 second south, and 48 degrees, 23 minutes, 27 seconds west, at an altitude of 490 metres (1,610 ft), in the internal part of the State of São Paulo. It covers an area of 691.017 square kilometres (266.803 sq mi).[2]

Rivers

Demography[edit]

Its population in 2010 was 13,658 inhabitants.[1]

Total population: 13,750 (2011 Census)[3]

Economy[edit]

Its economy is based on agriculture, especially coffee, cotton, sugarcane, maize, and soya beans plantations, and also agribusiness, and dairy and beef cattles.

Transport[edit]

  • SP-255 Highway

Education[edit]

Culture[edit]

Sports[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Censo Populacional 2010" [Population Census 2010]. Censo Populacional 2010 (in Portuguese). IBGE. 29 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Área territorial oficial
  3. ^ (Source: IPEADATA)

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