Estrela d'Oeste

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Estrela d'Oeste
Flag of Estrela d'Oeste
Flag
Coat of arms of Estrela d'Oeste
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Estrela d'Oeste is located in Brazil
Estrela d'Oeste
Estrela d'Oeste
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°17′16″S 50°24′03″W / 20.28778°S 50.40083°W / -20.28778; -50.40083Coordinates: 20°17′16″S 50°24′03″W / 20.28778°S 50.40083°W / -20.28778; -50.40083
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Area
 • Total296.3 km2 (114.4 sq mi)
Elevation
595 m (1,952 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total8,462
 • Density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Postal code
15650-000
Area code+55 17
Websitewww.pmestrela.sp.gov.br

Estrela d'Oeste is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The population is 8,462 (2015 est.) in an area of 296.3 km2.[1] Estrela d'Oeste belongs to the Mesoregion of São José do Rio Preto.

History[edit]

The area of Estrela d´Oeste was first explored at the beginning of the 20th century. Settlement started in 1942, and in 1949 it became an independent municipality by separation from Fernandópolis.[2]

Demography[edit]

Census Data - 2010[edit]

Total Population: 8208

  • Urban: 6831
  • Rural: 1377
  • Men: 4133[3]
  • Women: 4075

Population density (inhabitants / Km ²): 27.69

Census Data - 2000[edit]

(Source: IPEADATA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ IBGE, history
  3. ^ "SIDRA IBGE - Table 608 - Resident population, by household status and sex". IBGE. Retrieved 11 December 2012.