Santa Rita do Passa Quatro

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Santa Rita do Passa Quatro
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Santa Rita do Passa Quatro is located in Brazil
Santa Rita do Passa Quatro
Santa Rita do Passa Quatro
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°42′37″S 47°28′41″W / 21.71028°S 47.47806°W / -21.71028; -47.47806Coordinates: 21°42′37″S 47°28′41″W / 21.71028°S 47.47806°W / -21.71028; -47.47806
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 754 km2 (291 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 27,502
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Santa Rita do Passa Quatro is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Elevation is 748 metres (2,454 ft).

The population is 27,502 (2015 est.) in an area of 754 square kilometres (291 sq mi).[1]

The municipality holds the Cerrado Pé de Gigante Area of Relevant Ecological Interest and the Buriti de Vassununga Area of Relevant Ecological Interest.[2][3] It contains the 2,071 hectares (5,120 acres) Vassununga State Park, established in 1970, which contains what may be the oldest tree in Brazil.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico Pé-de-Gigante (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-11 
  3. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico Vassununga (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-11 
  4. ^ Parque do Vassununga (in Portuguese), Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, retrieved 2016-11-29