Tupã, São Paulo

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Tupã
Municipality
City Hall at night
City Hall at night
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Tupã is located in Brazil
Tupã
Tupã
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°56′5″S 50°30′49″W / 21.93472°S 50.51361°W / -21.93472; -50.51361Coordinates: 21°56′5″S 50°30′49″W / 21.93472°S 50.51361°W / -21.93472; -50.51361
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 628 km2 (242 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 65,651
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Tupã is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 65,651 (2015 est.) in an area of 628 km².[1] The city is located in the Alta Paulista Region and it is located 530 km (329.32 sq mi) from capital São Paulo. It was founded on October 12, 1929 by Luiz de Souza Leão a business man that chose the region that were tropical forest. The city is located between 2 rivers: Aguapeí River and Rio do Peixe.

The name of the city is a Guaraní word meaning "God".[citation needed]

Tupã Downtown

References[edit]

  1. ^ [http://cod.ibge.gov.br/239P6 "IBGE - Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estat�stica"]. Retrieved 9 August 2016.  replacement character in |title= at position 49 (help)

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