Macedônia

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Macedônia
Flag of Macedônia
Flag
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Macedônia is located in Brazil
Macedônia
Macedônia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°8′45″S 50°11′40″W / 20.14583°S 50.19444°W / -20.14583; -50.19444Coordinates: 20°8′45″S 50°11′40″W / 20.14583°S 50.19444°W / -20.14583; -50.19444
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MesoregionSão José do Rio Preto
MicroregionFernandópolis
Area
 • Total328 km2 (127 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total3,746
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Websitewww.macedonia.sp.gov.br

Macedônia (derived from the place name Macedonia) is a municipality (município) in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.[1][2] The population is 3,746 (2015 est.) in an area of 328 km².[3] Its elevation is 502 m.

Etymology[edit]

Municipality's name has derived from the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia, of the same name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From Brazil to Macedonia: Carnival Ignites Colorful Celebrations". NBC News. 2014.
  2. ^ "Macedônia" (PDF). Brasilglobalnet.gov.br.
  3. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística