Ribeirão Pires

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Ribeirão Pires
First church of Ribeirão Pires
First church of Ribeirão Pires
Flag of Ribeirão Pires
Coat of arms of Ribeirão Pires
Coat of arms
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Ribeirão Pires is located in Brazil
Ribeirão Pires
Ribeirão Pires
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°42′55″S 46°25′10″W / 23.71528°S 46.41944°W / -23.71528; -46.41944Coordinates: 23°42′55″S 46°25′10″W / 23.71528°S 46.41944°W / -23.71528; -46.41944
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
 • Mayor Saulo Mariz Benevides (PMDB)
 • Total 99.1 km2 (38.3 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 120,396
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Website www.ribeiraopires.sp.gov.br

Ribeirão Pires is a city in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo (state), Brazil. It is part of the "ABC Region." The population is 120,396 (2015 est.) in an area of 99.1 km².[1] The elevation is 763 m.

Its neighboring cities are Ferraz de Vasconcelos to the north, Suzano to the northeast and east, Rio Grande da Serra to the southeast and south, Santo Andre southwest and Mauá northwest. The city is served by trains from line 10 of CPTM. It became its own municipality in 1953, following its emancipation from Santo André.

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