Indaiatuba

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Indaiatuba
Municipality
Município de Indaiatuba
Municipality of Indaiatuba
View of the city by night
View of the city by night
Flag of Indaiatuba
Flag
Coat of arms of Indaiatuba
Coat of arms
Location in the state of São Paulo
Location in the state of São Paulo
Indaiatuba is located in Brazil
Indaiatuba
Indaiatuba
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°05′25″S 47°13′05″W / 23.09028°S 47.21806°W / -23.09028; -47.21806Coordinates: 23°05′25″S 47°13′05″W / 23.09028°S 47.21806°W / -23.09028; -47.21806
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
Founded December 9, 1830
Government
 • Mayor Reinaldo Nogueira Lopes Cruz (PMDB)
Area
 • Municipality 311.363 km2 (120.218 sq mi)
Elevation 624 m (2,047 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Density 727.35/km2 (1,883.8/sq mi)
 • Urban 226,602
Time zone BRT (UTC−3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC−2)
Website Indaiatuba.sp.gov.br

Indaiatuba is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2011 was 205.808 and its area is 311,363 km². The elevation is 624 m. The city's name derives from the Tupi language. It is an important city in one of Brazil's main industrial regions.

Based on the latest IFDM social index data, Indaiatuba ranks number one of the "Top 100 best cities to live in, in Brazil".

The Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro, surveyed data and compared information on education, health, income and employment (wage and average generation of formal jobs) of all municipalities in the country and, with this data they created the Firjan Development Index Municipal (IFDM), so it was possible to create the rank of the top 100 cities to live in Brazil.

Data was collected from the Ministries of Education, Health and Labour for all municipalities.

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