Piracaia

Piracaia is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 26,688 (2015 est.) in an area of 386 km².[1] The elevation is 792 m. The municipality was established in 1859 as Santo Antônio da Cachoeira, but its name was changed into Piracaia on August 20, 1906.[2]

Piracaia
Location in São Paulo state
Piracaia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 23°3′14″S 46°21′29″W
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
Area
  Total386 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
  Total26,688
  Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
  Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)

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