|The Municipality of
Location of Barretos
|• Mayor||Guilherme Avilla|
|• Municipality||1,565.611 km2 (604.486 sq mi)|
|Elevation||530 m (1,740 ft)|
|• Density||71.6/km2 (185/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||(+55) 17|
Barretos is a municipality in the northern part of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city has approximately 112,101 inhabitants (IBGE/2010) and an area of 1565.6 km². Barretos belongs to the Mesoregion of Ribeirão Preto.
The city was founded on August 25, 1854. The first chapel was built in 1856, where today lies the "Praça Francisco Barreto". In January 8, 1897, Barretos was officially established as a municipality.
The tertiary sector of the city is the most relevant, with 72.09% of the city GDP. Industry is 21.64% of the GDP, and the primary sector corresponds to 6.28%. The largest Latin American cancer center is based in this city.
Barretos is served by Chafei Amsei Airport.
- Barretos EC - a football club that is in the Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão.
- (Portuguese) http://www.barretos.sp.gov.br Prefecture of Barretos
- (Portuguese) http://www.citybrazil.com.br/sp/barretos/
- (Portuguese) http://www.independentes.com.br
- (Portuguese) http://www.barretos.com.br
- (Portuguese) http://www.houseentretenimento.com.br
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