Mogi das Cruzes

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Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes
Flag of Mogi das Cruzes
Flag
Coat of arms of Mogi das Cruzes
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Terra do Caqui (Land of Persimmon)
Location of Mogi das Cruzes
Location of Mogi das Cruzes
Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′35″W / 23.52278°S 46.19306°W / -23.52278; -46.19306
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Government
 • Mayor Marco Bertaiolli (PSD)
Area
 • Total 725 km2 (280 sq mi)
Elevation 780.00 m (2,559.055 ft)
Population (2010)IBGE
 • Total 387,241
 • Density 542.24/km2 (1,404.4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0,801 – high
Website Mogi das Cruzes

Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′35″W / 23.52278°S 46.19306°W / -23.52278; -46.19306 Mogi das Cruzes (Portuguese pronunciation: [moˈʒi] or [muˈʒi ðɐs ˈkɾuzis]) is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, located within the metropolitan region of the state capital of the city of São Paulo. As of 2010 it had a population of 387,241 people, and a population density of 533.90 inhabitants per km ². It is located 40 km to the east of the city of São Paulo. It was founded in 1560 by bandeirantes.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grinberg, Isaac (1980). Gaspar Vaz, fundador de Mogi das Cruzes (in Portuguese). s.n. p. 9. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

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