Cabreúva

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Cabreúva
Cabreúva-SP.jpg
Flag of Cabreúva
Coat of arms of Cabreúva
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Cabreúva is located in Brazil
Cabreúva
Cabreúva
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°18′27″S 47°7′59″W / 23.30750°S 47.13306°W / -23.30750; -47.13306Coordinates: 23°18′27″S 47°7′59″W / 23.30750°S 47.13306°W / -23.30750; -47.13306
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MicroregionSorocaba
Area
 • Total260.23 km2 (100.48 sq mi)
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total50,429
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Postal code
13315-xxx
Area code+55-11
Websitewww.cabreuva.sp.gov.br

Cabreúva is a municipality (município) in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 50,429 (2020 est.) in an area of 260.23 km².[2] The elevation is 640 m. The city takes its name from the Cabreúva tree (Myrocarpus frondosus), known as Kaburé-Iwa ("owl tree") in Tupi language.

History[edit]

The city was established in the beginning of 18th century by a member of the Martins e Ramos family, from the city of Itu, who followed the Tietê River to this place in a valley between the three mountains Japi, Guaxatuba and Taguá. Sugar cane was planted in the area for distilled beverage production, which earned the city its nickname Terra da Pinga.

Geography[edit]

The landscape is dominated by the mountains (Japi, Guaxatuba and Taguá) and the Tietê river. The altitudes vary between 640 m in the center of the city up to 1,200 m Serra do Japi. The area of the city is 260 km², of which 96 km² are urban and 165 km² are rural.

Population history[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2001 33,100—    
2004 36,106+9.1%
2015 46,528+28.9%

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 IBGE Census, the population was 33,100, of which 25,760 are urban and 7,340 are rural. The life expectancy was 71.14 years. The literacy rate was 90.05%.

Events[edit]

  • March 24: Day of the municipal anniversary

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