Mogi das Cruzes

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Mogi das Cruzes
Municipality of Mogi das Cruzes
Flag of Mogi das Cruzes
Coat of arms of Mogi das Cruzes
Motto: 
Bandeirantes Gens Mea (Latin)
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′16″W / 23.52278°S 46.18778°W / -23.52278; -46.18778Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′16″W / 23.52278°S 46.18778°W / -23.52278; -46.18778
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
State São Paulo
Government
 • MayorCaio César Machado da Cunha (PODE)
Area
 • Total713 km2 (275 sq mi)
Elevation
780 m (2,560 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total450,785
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
HDI (2010)0.783 – high[2]
Websitewww.mogidascruzes.sp.gov.br

Mogi das Cruzes (Portuguese pronunciation: [moˈʒi] or [muˈʒi d̪äs 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 450,785 (2020 est.) in an area of 713 km2.[3] It is located 40 km to the east of the city of São Paulo. It was founded in 1560 by the bandeirantes.[4]

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

Demography[edit]

Color/Race Percentage
White 52.1%
Mixed 28.8%
Asian 14.8%
Black 4.2%
Amerindian 0.1%

Source: Census 2010

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 8, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  4. ^ Grinberg, Isaac (1980). Gaspar Vaz, fundador de Mogi das Cruzes (in Portuguese). s.n. p. 9. Retrieved 28 January 2013.

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