|Município de Mogi Guaçu
Municipality of Mogi Guaçu
|Nickname(s): Old capital of Ceramics and Guaçu|
|Motto: "Honor et Gloria" (Latin)
"Honor and Glory"
|Founded||April 09, 1877|
|• Mayor||Walter Caveanha
|• Total||885 km2 (342 sq mi)|
|Elevation||591 m (1,938.9 ft)|
|• Density||156.21/km2 (404.6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT (UTC−3)|
|• Summer (DST)||BRST (UTC−2)|
|Postal Code (CEP)||13840-000|
|Area code(s)||+55 19|
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".. The city was founded on April 9, 1877 (132 years old).
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