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The Municipality of Cajamar
Official seal of Cajamar
Motto: "Justitia et fide conservabitur"  (Latin)
"Store will be on faith and justice"
Cajamar is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°33′01″S 46°38′02″W / 23.55028°S 46.63389°W / -23.55028; -46.63389Coordinates: 23°33′01″S 46°38′02″W / 23.55028°S 46.63389°W / -23.55028; -46.63389
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Founded February 18, 1959
 • Mayor Daniel Ferreira da Fonseca (PSDB)
 • Municipality 128.356 km2 (49.559 sq mi)
 • Metro 7,943.818 km2 (3,067.125 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Municipality 63.675
 • Density 493.5/km2 (1,278/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.786 – medium
Website City of Cajamar

Cajamar is a municipality in the State of São Paulo, located in Greater São Paulo. The estimated population in 2009 was 63,675 inhabitants and the area is 128.4 square kilometers, resulting in a density of 493.5 inhabitants / km ². It is bordered to the north Jundiaí, Franco da Rocha and Caieiras the east, the capital of the southeast, Santana do Parnaíba and Pirapora do Bom Jesus in the west.

Became a municipality in 1959, when emancipated from Santana do Parnaíba. In the district headquarters, in the city are also the districts of Jordanésia and Polvilho.

Geography & Climate[edit]

Cajamar is located at an average altitude of 760 meters.

The climate of the city, and across the metropolitan area of São Paulo, is subtropical. The average annual temperature is around 20C °, with the coldest month July (average 15 °C) and warmest in February (average of 23 °C). The annual rainfall is around 1300 mm.