Jaboticabal

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Jaboticabal
Municipality
Flag of Jaboticabal
Flag
Coat of arms of Jaboticabal
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Jaboticabal is located in Brazil
Jaboticabal
Jaboticabal
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°15′17″S 48°19′20″W / 21.25472°S 48.32222°W / -21.25472; -48.32222Coordinates: 21°15′17″S 48°19′20″W / 21.25472°S 48.32222°W / -21.25472; -48.32222
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Mesoregion Ribeirão Preto
Microregion Jaboticabal
Government
 • Mayor Raul Girio (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 707 km2 (273 sq mi)
Elevation 605 m (1,985 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 75,820
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Website Official website

Jaboticabal is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 75,820 (2015 est.) in an area of 707 km².[1] The town takes its name from the jabuticaba tree.

Jaboticabal is home to the UNESP university campus, and is also the city that most produces peanuts in Brazil. Around the city are extensive sugar cane plantations and industries making Jaboticabal one of the most important cities in agrobusiness around its region.

Economy[edit]

The municipality is located in one of the richest regions in São Paulo State, SE Brasil, responsible for approximately 8.5% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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