Porto Feliz

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Porto Feliz
Municipality
A street in downtown Porto Feliz
A street in downtown Porto Feliz
Coat of arms of Porto Feliz
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Porto Feliz is located in Brazil
Porto Feliz
Porto Feliz
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°12′53″S 47°31′26″W / 23.21472°S 47.52389°W / -23.21472; -47.52389Coordinates: 23°12′53″S 47°31′26″W / 23.21472°S 47.52389°W / -23.21472; -47.52389
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast Brazil
StateSão Paulo
Metropolitan RegionSorocaba
FoundedOctober 13, 1797
Government
 • PrefeitoAntonio Cassio Habice Prado (PTB)
Area
 • Total556.69 km2 (214.94 sq mi)
Elevation
523 m (1,716 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total51,928
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Websitewww.portofeliz.sp.gov.br

Porto Feliz (Portuguese: Happy Haven) is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba.[1] The population is 51,928 (2015 est.) in an area of 556.69 km².[2] The elevation is 523 m. The largest factory in the city called a Porto Feliz S/A is responsible for the demand for corrugated cardboard packaging of the entire state and all Brazil. The mother of Queen Silvia of Sweden, Alice Soares de Toledo, was born in this city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Lei Complementar nº 1.241, de 8 de maio de 2014". Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-29.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística

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