Pirapora do Bom Jesus

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Pirapora do Bom Jesus
The church
The church
Flag of Pirapora do Bom Jesus
Coat of arms of Pirapora do Bom Jesus
Coat of arms
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
 • Total108.49 km2 (41.89 sq mi)
 (2020 [1])
 • Total19,178
 • Density180/km2 (460/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.[2] The population is 19,178 (2020 est.) in an area of 108.49 km².[3] The name Pirapora comes from the Tupi language.


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Lei Complementar nº 1.139, de 16 de junho de 2011". Archived from the original on 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2015-09-30.
  3. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística

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