Euclides da Cunha Paulista

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Euclides da Cunha Paulista
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Euclides da Cunha Paulista is located in Brazil
Euclides da Cunha Paulista
Euclides da Cunha Paulista
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°33′41″S 52°35′25″W / 22.56139°S 52.59028°W / -22.56139; -52.59028Coordinates: 22°33′41″S 52°35′25″W / 22.56139°S 52.59028°W / -22.56139; -52.59028
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Area
 • Total574 km2 (222 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total9,642
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)

Euclides da Cunha Paulista is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is named after Euclides da Cunha, a Brazilian writer. The population is 9,642 (2015 est.) in an area of 574 km².[1] The elevation is 265 m.

The municipality contains 30% of the 6,677 hectares (16,500 acres) Mico Leão Preto Ecological Station, established in 2002.[2] It also contains part of the 246,800 hectares (610,000 acres) Great Pontal Reserve, created in 1942.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ ESEC Mico Leão Preto (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-06
  3. ^ Pontal do Paranapanema (in Portuguese), IBAMA: Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, retrieved 2016-11-13