Ribeirão Grande

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Ribeirão Grande
Municipality
Flag of Ribeirão Grande
Flag
Coat of arms of Ribeirão Grande
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Ribeirão Grande is located in Brazil
Ribeirão Grande
Ribeirão Grande
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°5′57″S 48°21′55″W / 24.09917°S 48.36528°W / -24.09917; -48.36528Coordinates: 24°5′57″S 48°21′55″W / 24.09917°S 48.36528°W / -24.09917; -48.36528
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 333 km2 (129 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 7,682
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Ribeirão Grande is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 7,682 (2015 est.) in an area of 333 km².[1] The elevation is 690 m.

The municipality contains part of the 488,865 hectares (1,208,010 acres) Serra do Mar Environmental Protection Area, created in 1984.[2] It contains the 3,095 hectares (7,650 acres) Xitué Ecological Station, created in 1987.[3] It contains part of the 41,704 hectares (103,050 acres) Intervales State Park, created in 1995, including the park's headquarters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ APA da Serra do Mar (APA) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-12-08 
  3. ^ Estação Ecológica de Xitué (in Portuguese), Intervales State Park, retrieved 2016-12-07 
  4. ^ Furlan, Sueli Ângelo; Leite, Sandra Aparecida (2008), "Resumo Executivo", Parque Estadual Intervales: Plano de Manejo (PDF) (in Portuguese), Fundação Florestal, p. 33, retrieved 2016-12-06