Location in São Paulo state
|• Total||321 km2 (124 sq mi)|
|• Density||290/km2 (740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)|
It became a municipality in 1889, separating from Guarulhos, it was named "Juqueri", and it comprised also what today are the cities of Franco da Rocha, Caieiras and Francisco Morato. The current name was adopted in December 1948, and means "beautiful city" (mairy: village, city + poranga: beautiful).
Climate: Like in all of the São Paulo metropolitan area, the climate is subtropical. Summer is considerably warm and rainy while the winter is mild. The average annual temperature is about 18°C. The coldest month is July with an average 14°C and the warmest February with an average 22°C. The annual pluviometric index is about 1400mm.
BR-381 Rodovia Fernão Dias.
Road connecting São Paulo Capital City to Belo Horizonte in the state of Minas Gerais. BR-381 crosses Mairiporã from south to north, from Parque suíço in the south to Terra Preta in the north.
SP-023 Rodovia Prefeito Luiz Salomão Chamma.
Connects SP-332 Rodovia Tancredo de Almeida Neves in Franco da Rocha to BR-381 Rodovia Fernão Dias.
Data from 2000 Census
Total population - 60.111
- Urban Population - 48,077
- Rural Population - 12,034
- Men - 30,214
- Women - 29,897
Population density: 186.97 people per km2
Infant mortality: 18.60 per thousand
Life expectancy: 69.82 years
Total fertility rate: 2.22 per woman
Literacy rate: 90.7%
Human Development Index: 0.803
- Standard of living: 0.784
- Life Expectancy: 0.747
- Education: 0.877
The municipality contains part of the 7,917 hectares (19,560 acres) Cantareira State Park, created in 1962, which protects a large part of the metropolitan São Paulo water supply. Mairiporã is a city in Serra da Cantareira north of São Paulo City. It is in a great location for tourists who are searching for connection with nature and tranquility yet close to the capital. The city is rich in many radical sports, like Paraglider in Pico do Olho D'água, downhill in Trilha da Saracura, the Trilha dos Macacos with waterfalls among others.
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Mairiporã.|
- Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
- Leonel, Cristiane (June 2009), Plano de Manejo do Parque Estadual da Cantareira: Resumo Executivo (PDF) (in Portuguese), SEMA/SP, p. vi, retrieved 2016-12-10