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The Municipality of Cajamar
Official seal of Cajamar
Motto(s): "Justitia et fide conservabitur"  (Latin)
"Store will be on faith and justice"
Cajamar is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°33′01″S 46°38′02″W / 23.55028°S 46.63389°W / -23.55028; -46.63389Coordinates: 23°33′01″S 46°38′02″W / 23.55028°S 46.63389°W / -23.55028; -46.63389
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Metropolitan Region São Paulo
Founded February 18, 1959
 • Mayor Paula Ribas (PSB)
 • Total 131.39 km2 (50.73 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 71,805
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.786 – medium
Website City of Cajamar

Cajamar is a municipality in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.[1] The population is 71,805 (2015 est.) in an area of 131.39 km².[2] It is bordered to the north Jundiaí, Franco da Rocha and Caieiras the east, the capital of the southeast, Santana do Parnaíba and Pirapora do Bom Jesus in the west.

Became a municipality in 1959, when emancipated from Santana do Parnaíba. In the district headquarters, in the city are also the districts of Jordanésia and Polvilho.

Geography and climate[edit]

Cajamar is located at an average altitude of 760 meters.

The climate of the city, and across the metropolitan area of São Paulo, is subtropical. The average annual temperature is around 20C °, with the coldest month July (average 15 °C) and warmest in February (average of 23 °C). The annual rainfall is around 1300 mm.