Location in São Paulo state
|• Total||705 km2 (272 sq mi)|
|• Density||58/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)|
It is located in the north region of São Paulo state, with an altitude of 605 meters.
The economy is predominantly agricultural, based on the cultivation of soybeans, corn, cotton and sugar cane. It has a strong trade and advanced service sector.
The town was founded in the beginning of the 19th century, and grew around a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Nossa Senhora do Carmo). In 1847 it became a district of the municipality Franca, under the name Carmo de Franca. It became an independent municipality in 1885. In 1899 the name was changed to Ituverava, which is Tupi–Guarani for "shining waterfall".
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