Guará

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Guará
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Guará is located in Brazil
Guará
Guará
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°25′42″S 47°49′27″W / 20.42833°S 47.82417°W / -20.42833; -47.82417Coordinates: 20°25′42″S 47°49′27″W / 20.42833°S 47.82417°W / -20.42833; -47.82417
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 362 km2 (140 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 20,911
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Guará is a municipality situated in the northern part of the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 20,911 (2015 est.) in an area of 362 km².[1] The elevation is 573 m.[2]

This place name comes from the Tupi language for two animals common in the region, the maned wolf (Canis jubatus) and the Scarlet ibis (Ibis rubra).[3]

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