Ferraz de Vasconcelos

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Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Cidade Ferraz de Vasconcelos.jpg
Flag of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Flag
Coat of arms of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Terra da Uva (Land Grape)
Motto(s): 
Labor Omnia Vincit
Location of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Location of Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Ferraz de Vasconcelos is located in Brazil
Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Ferraz de Vasconcelos
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°32′28″S 46°22′08″W / 23.54111°S 46.36889°W / -23.54111; -46.36889
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Government
 • MayorJosé Carlos Fernandes Chacon (PRB)
Area
 • Total29.56 km2 (11.41 sq mi)
Elevation
759 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total184,700
 • Density6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000)0,772 – medium
WebsiteFerraz de Vasconcelos

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.[2] The population is 184,700 (2015 est.) in an area of 29.56 km².[1]

History and the City[edit]

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is one of the cities of São Paulo founded by immigrants.

Ferraz de Vasconcelos was founded by two Italian immigrants, Helmuth Hans Hermann and Henry Louis Baxmann Kaesemodel.

Polo Italy Grape production in Brazil, the city is a pioneer in the cultivation of fruit. The first seedlings reach the hands of Italian immigrants who fixate on site. With the coming of Japanese agriculture becomes the main economic source. Today, the town hall and public buildings of the city are baptized Palace of Grape Italy.

Location[edit]

Ferraz de Vasconcelos is situated in the eastern region of Greater São Paulo. Altitude: 759 meters above sea level. Limits are Poa and Suzano east, São Paulo west, Mauá southwest Ribeirão Pires and south Itaquaquecetuba north .

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Coordinates: 23°32′28″S 46°22′08″W / 23.54111°S 46.36889°W / -23.54111; -46.36889

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