Alumínio

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Alumínio
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Alumínio is located in Brazil
Alumínio
Alumínio
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°32′7″S 47°15′44″W / 23.53528°S 47.26222°W / -23.53528; -47.26222Coordinates: 23°32′7″S 47°15′44″W / 23.53528°S 47.26222°W / -23.53528; -47.26222
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Metrop. region Sorocaba
Area
 • Total 83.66 km2 (32.30 sq mi)
Elevation 790 m (2,590 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 18,061
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 18125
Area code +55 11
Website aluminio.sp.gov.br

Alumínio (Portuguese meaning aluminum) is a Brazilian municipality of the state of São Paulo. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba.[1] The population is 18,061 (2015 est.) in an area of 83.66 km².[2] The elevation is 790 m. Alumínio is located east of Sorocaba and is also a suburban area. The main employer in Alumínio is Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio.

History[edit]

The history of the city starts with the Rodovalho Railway, named after Col. Antônio Proost Rodovalho, owner of a factory in Alumínio. His factory existed until 1920. Alumínio was part of São Roque city until Mairinque was emancipated as an independent city and yet, Alumínio was just a borough of Mairinque. In 1991, Alumínio was emancipated and became a city.

Neighbouring places[edit]

Population history[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2001 15,252 —    
2005 16,018 +5.0%
2015 18,061 +12.8%

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 IBGE Census, the population was 15,252, of which 13,727 are urban and 1,525 are rural. The average life expectancy was 69.03 years. The literacy rate was at 92.89%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Lei Complementar nº 1.241, de 8 de maio de 2014". Archived from the original on 2014-10-18. Retrieved 2015-09-29. 
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística

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