Rafard

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Rafard
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Rafard is located in Brazil
Rafard
Rafard
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°0′42″S 47°31′37″W / 23.01167°S 47.52694°W / -23.01167; -47.52694Coordinates: 23°0′42″S 47°31′37″W / 23.01167°S 47.52694°W / -23.01167; -47.52694
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 9,004
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Rafard is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 9,004 (2015 est.) in an area of 122 km².[1] The elevation is 515 m. Before 1965, when it became an independent municipality, it was part of Capivari.[2]

As of 2012, the Prefect of Rafard is Márcio Minamioka. The Vice-Prefect is Heitor Turolla.[3]

People[edit]

  • Tarsila do Amaral (1886–1973), painter. Born in the area of Fazenda São Bernardo.
  • Paulo Betti (1952–), actor, film producer and director.

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