Arujá

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Arujá
View of downtown Arujá
View of downtown Arujá
Flag of Arujá
Flag
Coat of arms of Arujá
Coat of arms
Location of Arujá
Location of Arujá
Arujá is located in Brazil
Arujá
Arujá
Location of Arujá
Coordinates: 23°23′48″S 46°19′16″W / 23.39667°S 46.32111°W / -23.39667; -46.32111Coordinates: 23°23′48″S 46°19′16″W / 23.39667°S 46.32111°W / -23.39667; -46.32111
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionSão Paulo
Government
 • MayorJosé Luiz Monteiro (MDB)
Area
 • Total96.17 km2 (37.13 sq mi)
Elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total83,939
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000)0,788 medium
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20080430171848/http://www.aruja.sp.gov.br/
Residential street in Arujá, July 2011

Arujá is a city in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.[2] The population is 83,939 (2015 est.) in an area of 96.17 km².[1] Its boundaries are Santa Isabel in the north and the northeast, Mogi das Cruzes in the southeast, Itaquaquecetuba in the south and Guarulhos to the west and the northwest.

The municipality contains part of the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Lei Complementar nº 1.139, de 16 de junho de 2011
  3. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Proteção Ambiental Bacia Hidrográfica do Paraíba do Sul (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-10-01

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