Juquitiba

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Statistics
State: São Paulo
Microrregions: São Paulo Metropolitan Region
Founded: 1964
Area: 522 km²
Population: 28,458 (2004)
Ranked 188th
Population density: 54.52/km²
Postal code: 06950-xxx
Area/distance code: (00))55-11
Website: www.juquitiba.sp.gov.br

Coordinates: 23°55′55″S 47°04′07″W / 23.93194°S 47.06861°W / -23.93194; -47.06861 Juquitiba is a suburban municipality in the São Paulo Metropolitan Region in the southeastern part of the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2003 is 28,458, the density is 54.52/km² and the area is 522 km². This name comes from the Tupi language. The southern part of the municipality are heavily forested with the Serra do Mar mountain range, the central and the northern parts are predominantly hilly.

Population history[edit]

Year Population Density
2003 28,458 54.52/km²
2004 29,789 57.07/km²

History[edit]

The city was affected by the 1932 Constitutionalist Revolution.

Tourism[edit]

Tourism is a strong point of Juquitiba. Just 70 km from the state capital, offers contact with the animals and plants of the Atlantic forest. It offers various adventure sports like river rafting Juquiá, for example, along with numerous trails and waterfalls. The county contains hostels, campsites and fishing to leisure and hospitality.

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