Jaboticabal

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Jaboticabal
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
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MesoregionRibeirão Preto
MicroregionJaboticabal
Government
 • MayorJosé Carlos Hori
Area
 • Total707 km2 (273 sq mi)
Elevation
605 m (1,985 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total75,820
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneBRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
WebsiteOfficial 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 produces the most 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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