Caçapava

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Caçapava is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte.[1] Is between São José dos Campos 24 km and Taubaté 19 km. The distance from Caçapava to São Paulo is 109 km and from Rio de Janeiro 263 km.

Caçapava
Flag of Caçapava
Official seal of Caçapava
Motto(s): 
Mea autem Brasiliae magnitudo
My greatness is also Brazil's
Location in the state of São Paulo and Brazil
Location in the state of São Paulo and Brazil
Caçapava is located in Brazil
Caçapava
Caçapava
Location in the state of São Paulo and Brazil
Coordinates: 23°06′03″S 45°42′25″W / 23.10083°S 45.70694°W / -23.10083; -45.70694Coordinates: 23°06′03″S 45°42′25″W / 23.10083°S 45.70694°W / -23.10083; -45.70694
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionVale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte
Government
 • MayorFernando Diniz (PV)
Area
 • Total368.99 km2 (142.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[2]
 • Total95,018
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Area code(s)+55 12

Caçapava has a military unit known as 12ª Brigada de Infantaria Leve, which is part of the national army force and is constantly ready to take part in national and international missions. The city has also a reasonable industrial activity with important industries, like Nestlé and Pilkington, among others:

  • ADEZAN Ind Com Embalagens e Serviços Ltda
  • ALAMBIQUE do Antenor
  • BLUETECH
  • BRASQUÍMICA Produtos Asfalticos Ltda
  • CABLETECH Ind. Com. de Condutores Elétricos
  • CEA – Centro Empresarial Aeroespacial
  • CEBRACE Cristal Plano Ltda [3] [1]
  • Cerâmica BRUMATTI Ltda
  • CORTESIA Serviços de Concretagem Ltda
  • CPW Brasil Ltda
  • DVR Power Centers
  • FERNANDO D. Perez Belart
  • FLC Ind e Com Plásticos Ltda
  • Graúna Usinagem
  • Grupo Antolim (Intertrim, Iramec, Trimtec)
  • HUBNER Sanfonas Industriais Ltda
  • INTRIERI Ind Com Ltda
  • IPA (TI Automotives)
  • ITALSPEED Automotive
  • LEAR do Brasil Ind e Com de Interiores Automotivos
  • Mecânica Caçapava Ltda
  • Metal G Industrial
  • MWL Brasil Rodas & Eixos Ltda
  • N. PADOVANI Gomes & Cia Ltda
  • OLGBER Especialidades Ltda
  • PENIDO Construtora
  • PREMOVALE
  • REPROCESSA Resíduos Industriais Ltda
  • ROSENBERGER Domex
  • SIMOLDES Plásticos Ind Ltda
  • SOTEF Soc. Técnica de Engenharia e Fundações Ltda
  • STAR RACER Brasil Ltda
  • TREVES DO BRASIL
  • TW Espumas Ltda
  • VALEPOSTE Ind Com Artefatos Cimento Ltda
  • VIAPOL Ltda
  • VORANA Usinagem e Com Ltda
  • WOW Ind Com Ltda
  • YUSHIRO do Brasil Ind Química Ltda [4] [2]

It is expected that there will be an increase in the city's industrial activity after the completion of the local airport. The airport, named Aerovale by its developers, will be privately owned and operated and will function mainly as a business and cargo hub for the region.

Sister cities[edit]

Caçapava has only one Sister City, which is its namesake: Caçapava do Sul.

References[edit]

  1. ^ html Assembleia Legislativa do Estado de São Paulo, Lei Complementar Nº 1.166
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  3. ^ "Cebrace Cristal Plano LTDA".
  4. ^ "Prefeitura de Caçapava".