Mogi das Cruzes
|Mogi das Cruzes|
Location in São Paulo state
|• Mayor||Marcus Melo (PSD)|
|• Total||713 km2 (275 sq mi)|
|Elevation||780 m (2,560 ft)|
|• Density||600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)|
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. It is located 40 km to the east of the city of São Paulo. It was founded in 1560 by the bandeirantes.
The municipality is subdivided into the following districts:
- Brás Cubas (named after Brás Cubas)
- César de Sousa
- Bruno Cazarine - professional footballer, played at top levels in Brazil, Europe, Middle East, Asia and currently in Australia with Sydney FC.
- Edmar Halovskyi - professional footballer, plays for Ukrainian national team.
- Maikon Leite - professional footballer, plays for Palmeiras.
- Neymar Jr - professional footballer, plays for FC Barcelona and Brazilian national team.
||Arujá and Itaquaquecetuba||Santa Isabel||Guararema|
|Suzano, Poá and Ferraz de Vasconcelos||Biritiba-Mirim and Salesópolis|