Mogi das Cruzes

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Mogi das Cruzes
Vista de Mogi das Cruzes a partir do Pico do Urubu.JPG
Flag of Mogi das Cruzes
Coat of arms of Mogi das Cruzes
Motto(s): 
Bandeirantes Gens Mea (Latin)
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Mogi das Cruzes is located in Brazil
Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′16″W / 23.52278°S 46.18778°W / -23.52278; -46.18778Coordinates: 23°31′22″S 46°11′16″W / 23.52278°S 46.18778°W / -23.52278; -46.18778
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Government
 • MayorCaio César Machado da Cunha (PODE)
Area
 • Total713 km2 (275 sq mi)
Elevation
780 m (2,560 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total450,785
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Websitewww.mogidascruzes.sp.gov.br

Mogi das Cruzes is an Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo. 450,785 people lived here in 2020 and has an area of 713 km².[2] It is 40 km to the east of the city of São Paulo. It was founded in 1560 by the bandeirantes.[3]

Football player Neymar, plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian national team, was born here.

References[change | change source]

  1. IBGE 2020
  2. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  3. Grinberg, Isaac (1980). Gaspar Vaz, fundador de Mogi das Cruzes (in Portuguese). s.n. p. 9. Retrieved 28 January 2013.

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