Silveiras

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Silveiras
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Silveiras is located in Brazil
Silveiras
Silveiras
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°39′50″S 44°51′10″W / 22.66389°S 44.85278°W / -22.66389; -44.85278Coordinates: 22°39′50″S 44°51′10″W / 22.66389°S 44.85278°W / -22.66389; -44.85278
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Metrop. region Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte
Area
 • Total 414.78 km2 (160.15 sq mi)
Elevation 524 m (1,719 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 6,158
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 12690-xxx
Area code (00)55-12
Website www.silveiras.sp.gov.br

Silveiras is a municipality in São Paulo State, Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte.[1] The population is 6,158 (2015 est.) in an area of 414.78 km².[2] The elevation is 615 m.

The municipality contains part of the 292,000 hectares (720,000 acres) Mananciais do Rio Paraíba do Sul Environmental Protection Area, created in 1982 to protect the sources of the Paraíba do Sul river.[3]

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