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Município da Estância Balneária de Bertioga
Beach of Bertioga
Beach of Bertioga
Flag of Município da Estância Balneária de Bertioga
Coat of arms of Município da Estância Balneária de Bertioga
Coat of arms
Location of Bertioga
Location of Bertioga
Coordinates: 23°51′17″S 46°08′20″W / 23.85472°S 46.13889°W / -23.85472; -46.13889Coordinates: 23°51′17″S 46°08′20″W / 23.85472°S 46.13889°W / -23.85472; -46.13889
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Metropolitan Region Baixada Santista
 • Mayor José Mauro Dedemo Orlandini
 • Total 490.15 km2 (189.25 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 56,555
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.792 medium
Website Bertioga City Hall

Bertioga is a Brazilian municipality of the state of São Paulo in the Baixada Santista. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Baixada Santista.[2] The population is 56,555 (2015 est.) in an area of 490.15 km².[1] Because it neighbors resort towns, its population fluctuates greatly with the seasons. The more northern parts are dense forests and are virtually unpopulated. The municipality was created in 1995. Prior to that it was a part of Guarujá.

Its limits are Mogi das Cruzes, Biritiba-Mirim and Salesópolis in the north, São Sebastião in the east, Atlantic Ocean to the south with ilha de Santo Amaro (opposite to the city) and Santos in the west.

This was also the site of the death of Dr. Josef Mengele, a Nazi doctor at Auschwitz.


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