Pirapora do Bom Jesus

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Pirapora do Bom Jesus
Municipality
The church
The church
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Pirapora do Bom Jesus is located in Brazil
Pirapora do Bom Jesus
Pirapora do Bom Jesus
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°23′50″S 47°0′10″W / 23.39722°S 47.00278°W / -23.39722; -47.00278Coordinates: 23°23′50″S 47°0′10″W / 23.39722°S 47.00278°W / -23.39722; -47.00278
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast Brazil
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionSão Paulo
Area
 • Total108.49 km2 (41.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total17,646
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

Pirapora do Bom Jesus is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.[1] The population is 17,646 (2015 est.) in an area of 108.49 km².[2] The name Pirapora comes from the Tupi language.

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Pirapora is the biggest Brazilian shrine after Aparecida. A sculpture of the Good Jesus is venerated here.

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