Capão Bonito

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Capão Bonito
Municipality
Igreja Matriz
Igreja Matriz
Flag of Capão Bonito
Flag
Coat of arms of Capão Bonito
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Capão Bonito is located in Brazil
Capão Bonito
Capão Bonito
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°0′21″S 48°20′58″W / 24.00583°S 48.34944°W / -24.00583; -48.34944Coordinates: 24°0′21″S 48°20′58″W / 24.00583°S 48.34944°W / -24.00583; -48.34944
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area[1]
 • Total 1,640 km2 (630 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 47,486
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Capão Bonito is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 47,486 (2015 est.) in an area of 1640 km².[1] The elevation is 705 m.

The municipality contains part of the 37,644 hectares (93,020 acres) Carlos Botelho State Park, created in 1982.[2] It contains part of the 488,865 hectares (1,208,010 acres) Serra do Mar Environmental Protection Area, created in 1984.[3] It also contains the 22,269 hectares (55,030 acres) Nascentes do Paranapanema State Park, created in 2012.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Sobre o Parque (in Portuguese), SAP: Sistema Ambiental Paulista, retrieved 2016-12-07 
  3. ^ APA da Serra do Mar (APA) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-12-08 
  4. ^ Alckmin, Geraldo; Covas, Bruno (22 June 2012), "Decreto nº 58.148, de 21 de Junho de 2012", Diário Oficial (in Portuguese), Government of São Paulo, 122 (116), retrieved 2016-12-06