Paulínia

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Coordinates: 22°45′40″S 47°09′15″W / 22.76111°S 47.15417°W / -22.76111; -47.15417

Paulínia
Municipality
The Municipality of Paulínia
Composição-Paulínia.JPG
Flag of Paulínia
Flag
Official seal of Paulínia
Seal
Location of Paulinia
Location of Paulinia
Paulínia is located in Brazil
Paulínia
Paulínia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°45′40″S 47°09′15″W / 22.76111°S 47.15417°W / -22.76111; -47.15417
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Metropolitan Region Campinas
Founded 16 July 1906
Government
 • Mayor José Pavan Junior
Area[1]
 • Total 138.78 km2 (53.58 sq mi)
Elevation 590 m (1,940 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 100,128
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Postal Code 13140-001 to 13159-999
Area code(s) +55 19
Website Paulinia, São Paulo

Paulínia is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Campinas.[2] The population is 100,128 (2016 est.) in an area of 138.78 km².[1] The elevation is 590 m. It is known for hosting the Replan, the largest refinery of Petrobras.[3]

History[edit]

The municipality was created in 1964 from a part of the municipality of Campinas.

Sports[edit]

Paulínia Futebol Clube is the municipality's football club. They play their home games at Estádio Municipal Luís Perissinoto.

Neighborhoods[edit]

The municipality contains part of the Mata de Santa Genebra, an area of relevant ecological interest.[4]

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Região Metropolitana de Campinas
  3. ^ "Replan Refinery, Brazil". Hydrocarbons-technology.com. Kable. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico Mata de Santa Genebra (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-08