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Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Bálsamo is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°44′02″S 49°34′48″W / 20.73389°S 49.58000°W / -20.73389; -49.58000Coordinates: 20°44′02″S 49°34′48″W / 20.73389°S 49.58000°W / -20.73389; -49.58000
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Mesoregion São José do Rio Preto
Microregion São José do Rio Preto
 • Total 149.9 km2 (57.9 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 8,773
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 15140-000
Area code +55 17
Website www.balsamo.sp.gov.br

Bálsamo (Portuguese for "balsam") is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The population is 8,773 (2015 est.) in an area of 149.9 km².[1] The municipality belongs to the Mesoregion and Microregion of São José do Rio Preto.

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Population history[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2001 7,300 —    
2010 8,160 +11.8%
2015 8,773 +7.5%


According to the 2000 IBGE Census, the population was 7,632, of which 6,338 are urban and 1,002 are rural. The average life expectancy was 73.28 years. The literacy rate was at 89.12%.


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