Location of Itatiba in São Paulo state
|• Mayor||João Gualberto Fattori (PSDB)|
|• Total||322.28 km2 (124.43 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||+55 11|
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. The population is 113,284 (2015 est.) in an area of 322.28 km². 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. It is considered to be the town with the 3rd highest levels of oxygen in the air in the whole world. It used to be the furniture capital of Brazil. 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.
- Mayor: Douglas Augusto Pinheiro de Oliveira (2017/2020)
- Deputy Mayor: José Roberto Fumach (2017/2020)
- International Airport of Viracopos - Campinas, 50 km;
- Internacional Airport of Congonhas - São Paulo, 84 km;
- Internacional Airport of São Paulo-Guarulhos (Cumbica), 100 km;
- Airport of Bragança Paulista, 35 km;
- Airport of Jundiaí, 24 km;.
Public Transit Service
The company that provides bus transportation in Itatiba is Transporte Coletivo de Itatiba (TCI).
Buses between cities
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.
- 80 km from São Paulo (city)
- 34 km from Campinas
- 18 km from Jundiaí
- 30 km from Jarinu
- 35 km from Atibaia
- 35 km from Bragança Paulista
- 100 km from Jacareí
- 14 km from Vinhedo
- 10 km from Valinhos
- 18 km from Louveira
- 15 km from Morungaba
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