Iporanga

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Iporanga
Municipality
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Flag of Iporanga
Flag
Coat of arms of Iporanga
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Iporanga is located in Brazil
Iporanga
Iporanga
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°35′08″S 48°35′35″W / 24.58556°S 48.59306°W / -24.58556; -48.59306Coordinates: 24°35′08″S 48°35′35″W / 24.58556°S 48.59306°W / -24.58556; -48.59306
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 1,152 km2 (445 sq mi)
Elevation 81 m (266 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 4,333
 • Density 3.8/km2 (9.7/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Iporanga is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 4,333 (2015 est.) in an area of 1152 km².[1] The elevation is 81 m.

Iporanga contains parts of the Alto Ribeira and Baixo Ribeira sub-basins of the Ribeira de Iguape River basin.[2] 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] It contains part of the 40,175 hectares (99,270 acres) Caverna do Diabo State Park, created in 2008.[5] It contains 55% of the 64,625 hectares (159,690 acres) Quilombos do Médio Ribeira Environmental Protection Area, established in 2008.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Almeida, Camilo Aparecido (26 January 2012), "Bacia Hidrográfica do Rio Ribeira de Iguape", O Vale do Ribeira, retrieved 2016-11-21 
  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. ^ Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-11-21 
  6. ^ APA dos Quilombos do Médio Ribeira, ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-21