Baixada Santista

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Baixada Santista is a metropolitan area located on the coast of São Paulo state in Brazil, with a population of 1.7 million. Its most populous city is Santos.[1]

As an administrative division (Região Metropolitana da Baixada Santista), it was created in 1996. It consists of 9 municipalities.[2]

List of municipalities[edit]

Administrative division Population 2000 Census[3] Population (2010 Census)[3]
Bertioga 30,039 47,572
Cubatão 108,309 118,797
Guarujá 264,812 290,607
Itanhaém 71,995 87,053
Mongaguá 35,098 46,310
Peruíbe 51,451 59,793
Praia Grande 193,582 260,769
Santos 417,983 419.757
São Vicente 303,551 332,424
Baixada Santista (Metropolitan Santos) 1,476,820 1,663,085

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baixada Santista metropolitan area profile" (PDF). Global Cities Initiative. Brookings. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  2. ^ Assembleia Legislativa do Estado de São Paulo, Lei Complementar Nº 815
  3. ^ a b http://www.ibge.gov.br/home/estatistica/populacao/censo2010/tabelas_pdf/total_populacao_sao_paulo.pdf IBGE Census 2010

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Coordinates: 23°57′39″S 46°20′02″W / 23.96083°S 46.33389°W / -23.96083; -46.33389