Socorro, São Paulo

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Socorro
Municipality of the Hydromineral Spa of Socorro
Socorro City Gate
Socorro City Gate
Flag of Socorro
Flag
Official seal of Socorro
Seal
Location in the state of São Paulo
Location in the state of São Paulo
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado de São Paulo.svg São Paulo
FoundedAugust 9, 1829
IncorporatedMarch 17, 1883
Government
 • MayorMarisa de Souza Pinto Fontana (PSDB)
Area
 • Total448.074 km2 (173.002 sq mi)
Elevation
752 m (2,467 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total34,312
 • Density76.2/km2 (197/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Socorrense
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
13960-000
Area code(s)19
HDI (2000)0.812 –high
WebsitePrefeitura de Socorro

Socorro is a town in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The city is on the "do Peixe" River and in Mantiqueira Mountains. Currently, the city's economy is based on clothing (knitting), ecotourism and adventure sports.

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