Mogi das Cruzes

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Mogi das Cruzes
Municipality
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Flag of Mogi das Cruzes
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Coat of arms of Mogi das Cruzes
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Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Mogi das Cruzes is located in Brazil
Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′35″W / 23.52278°S 46.19306°W / -23.52278; -46.19306Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′35″W / 23.52278°S 46.19306°W / -23.52278; -46.19306
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Government
 • Mayor Marco Bertaiolli (PSD)
Area
 • Total 713 km2 (275 sq mi)
Elevation 780 m (2,560 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 424,633
 • Density 600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Website www.mogidascruzes.sp.gov.br

Mogi das Cruzes (Portuguese pronunciation: [moˈʒi] or [muˈʒi ðɐs ˈkɾuzis]) is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, located within the metropolitan region of the state capital of the city of São Paulo. The population is 424,633 (2015 est.) in an area of 713 km².[1] It is located 40 km to the east of the city of São Paulo. It was founded in 1560 by the bandeirantes.[2]

Districts[edit]

The municipality is subdivided into the following districts:

  • Brás Cubas (named after Brás Cubas)
  • Biritiba-Ussu
  • César de Sousa
  • Jundiapeba
  • Quatinga
  • Sabaúna
  • Taiaçupeba

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Grinberg, Isaac (1980). Gaspar Vaz, fundador de Mogi das Cruzes (in Portuguese). s.n. p. 9. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

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