Bataguassu

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Bataguassu
Municipality
Region of the embankment of the Paraná River on the border MS-SP.
Region of the embankment of the Paraná River on the border MS-SP.
Location in Mato Grosso do Sul  state
Location in Mato Grosso do Sul state
Bataguassu is located in Brazil
Bataguassu
Bataguassu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°42′50″S 52°25′19″W / 21.71389°S 52.42194°W / -21.71389; -52.42194Coordinates: 21°42′50″S 52°25′19″W / 21.71389°S 52.42194°W / -21.71389; -52.42194
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West Region
State Mato Grosso do Sul
Area
 • Total 2,417 km2 (933 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 19,171
 • Density 7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone BRT-1/BRST-1 (UTC-4/-3)
Postal code 79780-000
Area code +55 67

Bataguassu is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 19,171 (2005) and its area is 2,417 km².[1] The town was founded by Jan Antonín Baťa, the king of shoes, in 1932.

Compare to Anaurilândia and Bataiporã, Bataguassu is a larger settlement. Besides housing, there are various buildings built to support the town's people.

Other towns in Brazil linked to Bata:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03.