Piracaia

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Piracaia
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Piracaia is located in Brazil
Piracaia
Piracaia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°3′14″S 46°21′29″W / 23.05389°S 46.35806°W / -23.05389; -46.35806Coordinates: 23°3′14″S 46°21′29″W / 23.05389°S 46.35806°W / -23.05389; -46.35806
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 386 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 26,688
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Igreja das Almas, Piracaia

Piracaia is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 26,688 (2015 est.) in an area of 386 km².[1] The elevation is 792 m. The municipality was established in 1859 as Santo Antônio da Cachoeira, but its name was changed into Piracaia on August 20, 1906.[2]

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