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Itapeva, São Paulo

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Country  Brazil
State  São Paulo
Area  1,827 km²
Region  Southeast Region
Time zone  BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Local time  Thursday 9:43 PM
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Weather  23°C, Wind S at 5 km/h, 81% Humidity

Itapeva is a city in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The population is 92,710 (2015 est.) in an area of 1826.26 km².

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Map of Itapeva, State of S%C3%A3o Paulo, Brazil

History

The city was founded as a village in the beginning of the 18th century. In 1769 the municipality was created, by separating it from Sorocaba. Named Itapeva da Faxina until 1910 and Faxina until 1938. In Tupi language, Itapeva means “flat stone”.

Founder: Antônio Furquim Pedroso.

In Itapeva is located the Wall of the Slaves, which is a tourist point, in addition to the Vila Isabel Station, the Pilão D’Agua and the Dr. Pinheiro Promenade.

Geography

Itapeva is located at an elevation of 684 meters.

HDI

HDI (HDI-M): 0,745 (Fonte: IPEADATA)

Hidrography

  • Apiaí-Guaçu River
  • Taquari River
  • Pirituba River
  • Taquari-Mirim River
  • Taquari-Guaçu River
  • Highways

  • SP-249
  • SP-258 Francisco Alves Negrão Highway
  • Districts

    Itapeva has three districts

  • Guarizinho
  • Alto da Brancal
  • Areia Branca
  • Climate

    The coldest month is June (mean temperature 15.1 °C, 59°F), and the hottest is January (mean 22.7 °C, 73 °F). Rainfall averages 1254 mm.

    Governance

  • Mayor: Luiz Antônio Hussne Cavani (PSDB) (2009/2012)
  • Higher education

  • Faculdade Metodista do Sul Paulista
  • FAIT
  • UNESP - São Paulo State University
  • UNIGRAN NET
  • FATEC Internacional
  • FACINTER
  • References

    Itapeva, São Paulo Wikipedia


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