Guarujá

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Coordinates: 23°59′37″S 46°15′23″W / 23.99361°S 46.25639°W / -23.99361; -46.25639

Estância Balneária de Guarujá
"Pearl o the Atlantic"
Nickname(s): Pérola do Atlântico (Pearl o the Atlantic)
Motto: PRO MARE NOSTRUM (For oor sea)
Location in São Paulo, Brazil
Kintra Brazil
Region Sootheast
State São Paulo
Foondit 19 Juin 1934
Anniversary 30 Juin
Government
 • Mayor Maria Antonieta de Brito
Area
 • Total 142.589 km2 (55.054 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 296.150
 • Density 2,076.94/km2 (5,379.2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code 11400-000
Area code(s) +55 13
Website Prefeitura Municipal de Guarujá

Guarujá (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡwaɾuˈʒa]) is a municipality in the São Paulo state o Brazil. The population in 2006 wis 305,171, the population density is 1,969.47/km² an the aurie is 143 km². This place name comes frae the Tupi leid, an mean "narrae path". The population is heichlie urbanisit.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Guarujá is locatit in Santo Amaro island, situatit in São Paulo shore. Its main economic sources are saisonal tourism an port relatit activities.

Guarujá is a popular weekend destination for faimilies frae São Paulo, who can get thare drivin in less than ane oor (throu the Imigrantes highway). Traffec gets hivy durin the fore-nicht on the holidays.

Guarujá haes a borough cried Vicente de Carvalho, in tribute tae the Parnasianist poet.

A elk-name for the ceety is "The Pearl o the Atlantic".

Guarujá is kent for its famous beaches such as Guaiúba, Tombo, Astúrias, Pitangueiras, Enseada, Pernambuco, Perequê, São Pedro, Tijucopava, Iporanga, Praia Branca an Praia Preta.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Guaruja, its history, infrastructur an proximity tae the kintra's maist populous ceety, provides strang attractive real estate an tourism. Hintle o the region on the coast, the beaches near the centre (mainly Asturias Pitangueiras, Enseada, an Tombo) are taken bi biggins devotit tae the saisonal population, who arrives maistly in simmer. Tourism, tharefore, is the maist important component that muives the economy. The ither pairt, relevant an nan-saisonal, comes frae the port (left bank o the Port o Santos) an relatit activities, such as transportation. Due tae its proximity tae Cubatao (lairgest industrial destrict in the kintra) an ports, thare is interest in industrial occupation in the region an aw, stairtit in 1976 bi Dow Chemical, still the anerly major industry tae occupee the region. Accordin tae the IBGE o 2006 the production o walth in the service aurie in the ceety, addit that year, U.S. $ 1.820 billion, equivalent tae 0.14% in participation in the Brazilian GDP.

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Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Estádio Municipal Antônio Fernandes is a fitbaa stadium locatit in the ceety.[2] Associação Desportiva Guarujá play their hame gemmes at this stadium.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Estimativas - Contagem da População 2007". IBGE. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  2. "Estádio Municipal Antônio Fernandes" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved September 8, 2009. 

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