Itatiba

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Itatiba
Flag of Itatiba
Flag
Official seal of Itatiba
Seal
Location of Itatiba in São Paulo state
Location of Itatiba in São Paulo state
Itatiba is located in Brazil
Itatiba
Itatiba
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°0′21″S 46°50′20″W / 23.00583°S 46.83889°W / -23.00583; -46.83889Coordinates: 23°0′21″S 46°50′20″W / 23.00583°S 46.83889°W / -23.00583; -46.83889
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Metropolitan Region Campinas
Government
 • Mayor João Gualberto Fattori (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 322.28 km2 (124.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 113,284
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code 13250-000
Area code(s) +55 11
Website www.itatiba.sp.gov.br

Itatiba is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil, approximately 80 km from the State Capital. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Campinas.[1] The population is 113,284 (2015 est.) in an area of 322.28 km².[2] The average elevation is 750 m. The place's name comes from the Tupi Guarani language, and means "Many Rocks". The city is known as the "Princess of the Hill" due to its rugged terrain. According to the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Itatiba is the third city with the highest quality of life in Brazil, presenting a FIRJAN Municipal Development Index of 0.9276.[3] It is considered to be the town with the 3rd highest levels of oxygen in the air in the whole world.[citation needed] It used to be the furniture capital of Brazil.[citation needed] Itatiba also has the biggest thematic zoo in Latin America, the "Zooparque".

The city is also base of the famous country club and golf course Quinta da Baroneza.

Itatiba
Itatiba

Sister cities[edit]

Government[edit]

  • Mayor: Douglas Augusto Pinheiro de Oliveira (2017/2020)
  • Deputy Mayor: José Roberto Fumach (2017/2020)

Transportation[edit]

Near cities: Campinas, Valinhos, Vinhedo, Louveira, Jundiaí, Jarinú, Bragança Paulista, Morungaba and Atibaia.

Near Airports[edit]

Public Transit Service[edit]

The company that provides bus transportation in Itatiba is Transporte Coletivo de Itatiba (TCI).

Buses between cities[edit]

Rápido Fênix Viação - Campinas through Valinhos (EMTU), Campinas through Louveira, Jundiaí, Morungaba, Amparo, Atibaia, Bragança Paulista. Campinas through Rodovia Dom Pedro I (EMTU), Bragança Paulista, Jundiaí, Morungaba, Amparo, Serra Negra, Lindóia, Águas de Lindóia, São Paulo through Rodovia dos Bandeirantes, São Paulo through Rodovia Anhanguera, Santos, São Vicente, Praia Grande, Mongaguá.

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