Location in São Paulo state
|• Total||123 km2 (47 sq mi)|
|• Density||310/km2 (800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)|
This city is also known as Cidade Doçura ("sweetness city"), because its perimeter is surrounded by sugar cane plantations, which form the basis for its economy. This is supported by cheap labor from emigrants from northeastern states, mainly from Bahia.
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