Mogi Guaçu

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This article is about the city. For the river, see Mojiguaçu. For other uses, see Mogi Guaçu (disambiguation).
Mogi Guaçu
Municipality
Município de Mogi Guaçu
Municipality of Mogi Guaçu
Flag of Mogi Guaçu
Flag
Official seal of Mogi Guaçu
Seal
Nickname(s): Old capital of Ceramics and Guaçu
Motto: "Honor et Gloria"  (Latin)
"Honor and Glory"
Location of Mogi Guaçu
Mogi Guaçu is located in Brazil
Mogi Guaçu
Mogi Guaçu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°22′19″S 46°56′31″W / 22.37194°S 46.94194°W / -22.37194; -46.94194Coordinates: 22°22′19″S 46°56′31″W / 22.37194°S 46.94194°W / -22.37194; -46.94194
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Founded April 09, 1877
Government
 • Mayor Walter Caveanha
(2013–2017)
Area
 • Total 885 km2 (342 sq mi)
Elevation 591 m (1,938.9 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 138.244
 • Density 156.21/km2 (404.6/sq mi)
Demonym Guaçuano
Time zone BRT (UTC−3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC−2)
Postal Code (CEP) 13840-000
Area code(s) +55 19
Website http://www.mogiguacu.sp.gov.br

Mogi Guaçu is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population as of 2008 was 141,559 people and these covered an area of 885.00 km². The city is at an average elevation (above sea level) of 591 m. Mogi Guaçu is a place name that probably originates from the Tupi language. It means "large river of snakes".[citation needed]. The city was founded on April 9, 1877 (132 years old).

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