Natividade da Serra

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Natividade da Serra
Flag of Natividade da Serra
Flag
Coat of arms of Natividade da Serra
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Natividade da Serra is located in Brazil
Natividade da Serra
Natividade da Serra
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°22′32″S 45°26′31″W / 23.37556°S 45.44194°W / -23.37556; -45.44194Coordinates: 23°22′32″S 45°26′31″W / 23.37556°S 45.44194°W / -23.37556; -45.44194
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Metrop. regionVale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte
Area
 • Total833.37 km2 (321.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total6,642
 • Density8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Postal code
12180-xxx
Area code+55-12
Websitewww.natividadedaserra.sp.gov.br

Natividade da Serra (meaning "the nativity of the mountain") is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte.[2] The population is 6,642 (2020 est.) in an area of 833.37 km².[3] The elevation is 720 m. The southern part is heavily forested and mountainous and there are few roads and tracks into the mountain. The hills and some mountains with farmlands dominate the rest of the municipality.

The municipality contains part of the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Assembleia Legislativa do Estado de São Paulo, Lei Complementar Nº 1.166
  3. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  4. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Proteção Ambiental Bacia Hidrográfica do Paraíba do Sul (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-10-01

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