Nazaré Paulista

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Nazaré Paulista
Municipality
Vista panorâmica de Nazaré Paulista.jpg
Coat of arms of Nazaré Paulista
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Nazaré Paulista is located in Brazil
Nazaré Paulista
Nazaré Paulista
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°10′51″S 46°23′42″W / 23.18083°S 46.39500°W / -23.18083; -46.39500Coordinates: 23°10′51″S 46°23′42″W / 23.18083°S 46.39500°W / -23.18083; -46.39500
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area[1][2]
 • Total 326.3 km2 (126.0 sq mi)
Elevation 845 m (2,772 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 17,794
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Website nazarepaulista.sp.gov.br

Nazaré Paulista is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 17,794 (2015 est.) in an area of 326.3 km².[1] It is within the Atlantic Forest biome and is a major source of water for the city of São Paulo, hosting the Atibainha reservoir of the Cantareira System. Nazaré Paulista is also home to the nationally known conservation organization, the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (Institute for Ecological Research).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ IBGE (10 October 2002). "Área territorial oficial" (in Portuguese). Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02. Retrieved 7 October 2012.