Novo Horizonte, São Paulo
|The Municipality of
Location of Novo Horizonte
|Mesoregion||São José do Rio Preto|
|• Municipality||931.7 km2 (359.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||39.28/km2 (101.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||+55 17|
|Website||Prefecture of Novo Horizonte|
Novo Horizonte is the center of a Microregion with 79,222 inhabitants.
In 1906, the district of Novo Horizonte was created. The city was officially established on December 21, 1916, and installed in October 28, 1917.
The Tertiary sector is the economic basis of Novo Horizonte. Commerce, services and public administration corresponds to 69.9% of the city GDP. Industry is 21.5% of the GDP, and the Primary sector corresponds to 8.5%.
The cultivation and processing of sugarcane is relevant.
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