Lavrinhas

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Lavrinhas
Municipality
Flag of Lavrinhas
Flag
Coat of arms of Lavrinhas
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Lavrinhas is located in Brazil
Lavrinhas
Lavrinhas
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°34′15″S 44°54′8″W / 22.57083°S 44.90222°W / -22.57083; -44.90222Coordinates: 22°34′15″S 44°54′8″W / 22.57083°S 44.90222°W / -22.57083; -44.90222
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Metrop. region Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte
Area
 • Total 167.07 km2 (64.51 sq mi)
Elevation 508 m (1,667 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 7,052
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 12790-xxx
Area code +55-19
Website www.lavrinhas.sp.gov.br

Lavrinhas is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil.

Location[edit]

Lavrinhas is part of the Metropolitan Region of Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte.[1] The population is 7,052 (2015 est.) in an area of 167.07 km².[2] The elevation is 508 m (1,667 ft). The state of Minas Gerais is bounded to the north.

The municipality contains part of the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.[3]

Coat of arms[edit]

Its coat of arms has a red shield with the tag at the bottom reading Cave nam Viglio with two soldiers on each side and with three swords over three mountaintops coloured in orange.

Flag[edit]

Its flag colors are white on the left side and yellow on the right side with its coat of arms of the left. The line is not straight.

Population history[edit]

Year Population
2000 6,008
2004 6,692
2015 7,052

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