Rosana, São Paulo

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Rosana
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Rosana is located in Brazil
Rosana
Rosana
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°34′47″S 53°03′33″W / 22.57972°S 53.05917°W / -22.57972; -53.05917Coordinates: 22°34′47″S 53°03′33″W / 22.57972°S 53.05917°W / -22.57972; -53.05917
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area[1]
 • Total 744 km2 (287 sq mi)
Elevation 236 m (774 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 18,459
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Website www.rosana.sp.gov.br

Rosana is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 18,459 (2015 est.) in an area of 744 km².[1] The elevation is 236 m. The municipality is the westernmost municipality in the state of São Paulo.

The municipality contains part of the 246,800 hectares (610,000 acres) Great Pontal Reserve, created in 1942.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Pontal do Paranapanema (in Portuguese), IBAMA: Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, retrieved 2016-11-13