Assis

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The Municipality of
Assis

Assisense

Assis, São Paulo, Brasil
Municipality
Monument in honor of Captain Assis on top of Avenida Rui Barbosa
Monument in honor of Captain Assis on top of Avenida Rui Barbosa
Flag of The Municipality of Assis
Flag
Official seal of The Municipality of Assis
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Capital do Paranapanema
Paranapanema's Capital
Cidade Fraternal
Fraternal City
Motto(s): 
Deo et terræ matri God and land mother
Location in São Paulo and the state of São Paulo
Location in São Paulo and the state of São Paulo
Coordinates: 22°39′43″S 50°24′43″W / 22.66194°S 50.41194°W / -22.66194; -50.41194Coordinates: 22°39′43″S 50°24′43″W / 22.66194°S 50.41194°W / -22.66194; -50.41194
CountryBrazil
StateSão Paulo
FoundationJuly 5, 1905
MunicipalityDecember 20, 1917 [1]
Creation of city of TarumãJanuary 9, 1990 [2]
Government
 • MayorRicardo Pinheiro (2013-2016)
Area
 • Total462,705 km2 (178,651 sq mi)
Elevation
543 m (1,781 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total100,911
 • Density207/km2 (540/sq mi)
 Estimative
Demonym(s)Assisense
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−2 (BRST)
Postal Code (CEP)
19800-000
Area code(s)18
maxtemp31
mintemp11
rainfall1441
Websitehttp://www.assis.sp.gov.br/

Assis is a Brazilian city in the southwestern part of the state of São Paulo. Its population, in 2013, was 100,911 inhabitants. It has an area of 462 km². It was named for the city's founder Captain Francisco Nogueira Acis. [4] The spelling was later changed to add another 's'.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cria o municipio de Assis, na comarca de Campos Novos do Paranapanema" (in Portuguese).
  2. "Dispõe sobre alterações no Quadro Territorial-Administrativo do Estado" (in Portuguese).
  3. IBGE (10 October 2002). "Área territorial oficial" (in Portuguese). Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02).
  4. 4.0 4.1 "História da Cidade". Câmara Municipal de Assis. Retrieved 12 February 2015.

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