Ferraz de Vasconcelos

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
City of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Flag of City of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Coat of arms of City of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Coat of arms
Motto: Labor Omnia Vincit
Location of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Location of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Coordinates: 23°32′28″S 46°22′08″W / 23.54111°S 46.36889°W / -23.54111; -46.36889
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
 • Mayor Acir Filló (PSDB)
 • Total 30.071 km2 (11.610 sq mi)
Elevation 759 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 180,326
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0,772 – medium
Website Ferraz de Vasconcelos

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is a suburban municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2013 is 180,326, the population density is 5870.7 inhabitants/km² and the area is 30 km².

The suburban city is served by a CPTM line, the line 11.

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is one of the poorest municipalities in Greater São Paulo and the São Paulo state.

History and the City[edit]

The story of the founding of the city of Ferraz de Vasconcelos is not very different from other cities São Paulo, who obtained their start with immigrants.

Ferraz is a city founded by Italians Helmuth Hans Hermann and Henry Louis Baxmann Kaesemodel. It was built on a land full of ripples, most residents concentrated in and around the Centre. However a part of the population lives in remote regions.

Polo Italy Grape production in Brazil, the city is a pioneer in the cultivation of fruit. The first seedlings reach the hands of Italian immigrants who fixate on site. With the coming of Japanese agriculture becomes the main economic source. Today, the town hall and public buildings of the city are baptized Palace of Grape Italy.

Location == ==

Plaza Bible, west of Ferraz de Vasconcelos Station.

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is situated in the eastern region of Greater São Paulo, the Alto Tietê. The reference point is the most popular towns in the region, such as Mogi das Cruzes and Suzano.

  • Latitude: -23.5423
  • Longitude: -46 369
  • Altitude: 759 meters above sea level.

Limits are Poa and Suzano east, São Paulo west, Maua southwest Ribeirão Pires and south Itaquaquecetuba north .


Ferraz does not have great tourism potential, but has large events that attract many tourists to the City:

  • The Championship skateboard: Every year takes place at the Convention Center Ferraz a competition of Skate contest where amateur practitioners of the region;
  • The Little Castle: Built in 1948 by German Arthur Zenker, is undergoing restoration. The Museum will be installed in the municipality and a library;
  • Grape Festival: Occurs between the first and second quarter of the year, the current goal of the festival is to promote Presentations Artists and famous Amusement Park;
  • Church of Our Lady Peace: Traditional Church of Ferraz de Vasconcelos, most baptized in the municipality are held in place;
  • Vine Ferraz: It is the largest vine Brazil, has 40 meters and 105 grafts of various varieties of Italy Grape;
  • Municipal Stadium Clemente Belarmino: Every year we celebrate the birthday of the city departing from established players in the entire country;
  • Parade of October 14: Anniversary of the municipality.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°32′28″S 46°22′08″W / 23.54111°S 46.36889°W / -23.54111; -46.36889