Franco da Rocha

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Municipality of Franco da Rocha
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Flag of Municipality of Franco da Rocha
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Franco da Rocha
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Nickname(s): 
Franco
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Municipality of Franco da Rocha is located in Brazil
Municipality of Franco da Rocha
Municipality of Franco da Rocha
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°19′43″S 46°43′28″W / 23.32861°S 46.72444°W / -23.32861; -46.72444Coordinates: 23°19′43″S 46°43′28″W / 23.32861°S 46.72444°W / -23.32861; -46.72444
Country São Paulo
RegionSoutheast Brazil
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionSão Paulo
Government
 • MayorKiko Celeguim (PT)
Area
 • Total132.78 km2 (51.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total149,502
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
HDI (2000)0,778 – medium
WebsiteFranco da Rocha

Franco da Rocha is a municipality in the state of São Paulo. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.[2] The population is 145,755 (2015 est.) in an area of 132.78 km².[1] The suburban city is served by CPTM Line 7 (Ruby).

The municipality contains the 2,058 hectares (5,090 acres) Juqueri State Park, created in 1993.[3]

In February 2016, the municipality signed a Friendship Declaration with Stepanakert, the capital of the partially independent Republic of Artsakh.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Lei Complementar nº 1.139, de 16 de junho de 2011
  3. ^ Parque Estadual do Juqueri (in Portuguese), SAP: Sistema Ambeintal Paulista, retrieved 2016-01-10
  4. ^ [1]

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