Ibaté

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Ibaté
Municipality
Official seal of Ibaté
Seal
Location of Ibaté
Location of Ibaté
Coordinates: 21°57′17″S 47°59′48″W / 21.95472°S 47.99667°W / -21.95472; -47.99667Coordinates: 21°57′17″S 47°59′48″W / 21.95472°S 47.99667°W / -21.95472; -47.99667
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State  São Paulo
Mesoregion Araraquara
Government
 • Mayor José Luiz Parella
Area
 • Total 290.7 km2 (112.2 sq mi)
Elevation 839 m (2,753 ft)
Population (2010/IBGE)
 • Total 30,734
 • Density 105.74/km2 (273.9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code 14815-000
Area code(s) +55 16
Website Prefecture of Ibaté, SP

Ibaté is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil with a population of 30,734 in 2010 according to IBGE.[1] The city's name comes from the Tupi language and means "dry lake".[2]

Ibaté is located on the east-center of the state, 12 km from São Carlos and 247 km from the city of São Paulo.

History[edit]

The origins and development of the city has relation with the coffee production on the region, at the end of the 19th century. The village of São João Batista da Lagoa was founded in January 29, 1893. In 1900 the village was elevated to district, with the name of Vila de Ibaté

In December 30, 1953, Ibaté was officially established as a municipality.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population at "Censo 2010"" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE.gov.br. Retrieved 23 Jul 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "History of the City on the Prefecture's site" (in Portuguese). Ibate.sp.gov.br. Retrieved 23 Jul 2011.