Bataguassu

Bataguassu is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 19,171 (2005) and its area is 2,417 km².[1] The town was founded by Jan Antonín Baťa, the king of shoes, in 1932.

Bataguassu
Region of the embankment of the Paraná River on the border MS-SP.
Location in Mato Grosso do Sul state
Bataguassu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°42′50″S 52°25′19″W
CountryBrazil
RegionCentral-West
StateMato Grosso do Sul
Area
  Total2,417 km2 (933 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
  Total19,171
  Density7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-04:00 (BRT-1)
  Summer (DST)UTC-03:00 (BRST-1)
Postal code
79780-000
Area code+55 67

Compared to Anaurilândia and Bataiporã, Bataguassu is a larger settlement. Besides housing, there are various buildings built to support the town's people.

Other towns in Brazil linked to Bata:

References

  1. IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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