Lagoinha

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Lagoinha
Municipality
Flag of Lagoinha
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Official seal of Lagoinha
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Location of Lagoinha within São Paulo state
Location of Lagoinha within São Paulo state
Lagoinha is located in Brazil
Lagoinha
Lagoinha
Location of Lagoinha within São Paulo state
Coordinates: 23°05′26″S 45°11′25″W / 23.09056°S 45.19028°W / -23.09056; -45.19028Coordinates: 23°05′26″S 45°11′25″W / 23.09056°S 45.19028°W / -23.09056; -45.19028
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast Brazil
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionVale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte
Area
 • Total255.47 km2 (98.64 sq mi)
Elevation
913 m (2,995 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total4,954
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
 • Literacy rate
85.64%
Postal code
12510-xxx
Area code+55-16
Websitewww.lagoinha.sp.gov.br

Lagoinha is a municipality in the eastern part of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte.[1] The population is 4,954 (2015 est.) in an area of 255.47 km².[2] The elevation is 913 m.

Economic activity centres upon agriculture, mainly dairy cattle and reforestry. Tourism has been growing in the region due to the abundance of water sources, falls, and natural hills, valley and forest environments.

Population history[edit]

Year Population
2001 4,957
2004 5,122
2015 4,954

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 IBGE Census, the population was 4,957, of which 2,877 or 58.04% are urban and 2,080 or (41.96%) are rural. The life expectancy for the city was 71.69 years. The fertility rate was at 2.31. The municipality has 2,585 males and 2,372 females. For every 100 males, there are 91.7 females. The literacy rate was 85.64%

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