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Coordinates: 24°11′6″S 48°31′58″W / 24.18500°S 48.53278°W / -24.18500; -48.53278
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Coat of arms of Guapiara
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Guapiara is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°11′6″S 48°31′58″W / 24.18500°S 48.53278°W / -24.18500; -48.53278
StateSão Paulo
 • Total408 km2 (158 sq mi)
 (2020 [1])
 • Total17,025
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)

Guapiara is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 17,025 (2020 est.) in an area of 408 km2.[2] 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.[3] It contains part of the 41,704 hectares (103,050 acres) Intervales State Park, created in 1995.[4]


In telecommunications, the city was served by Companhia de Telecomunicações do Estado de São Paulo until 1975, when it began to be served by Telecomunicações de São Paulo[5]. In July 1998, this company was acquired by Telefónica, which adopted the Vivo brand in 2012[6].

The company is currently an operator of cell phones, fixed lines, internet (fiber optics/4G) and television (satellite and cable)[6].


  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  3. ^ APA da Serra do Mar (APA) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-12-08
  4. ^ 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
  5. ^ "Creation of Telesp - April 12, 1973". www.imprensaoficial.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2024-05-26.
  6. ^ a b "Our History - Telefônica RI". Telefônica. Retrieved 2024-05-26.