Guapiara

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Guapiara
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Guapiara is located in Brazil
Guapiara
Guapiara
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°11′6″S 48°31′58″W / 24.18500°S 48.53278°W / -24.18500; -48.53278Coordinates: 24°11′6″S 48°31′58″W / 24.18500°S 48.53278°W / -24.18500; -48.53278
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 408 km2 (158 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 17,879
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Guapiara is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 17,879 (2015 est.) in an area of 408 km².[1] Its elevation is 750 m.

The municipality contains part of the 488,865 hectares (1,208,010 acres) Serra do Mar Environmental Protection Area, created in 1984.[2] It contains part of the 41,704 hectares (103,050 acres) Intervales State Park, created in 1995.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ APA da Serra do Mar (APA) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-12-08 
  3. ^ Furlan, Sueli Ângelo; Leite, Sandra Aparecida (2008), "Resumo Executivo", Parque Estadual Intervales: Plano de Manejo (PDF) (in Portuguese), Fundação Florestal, p. 33, retrieved 2016-12-06