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Dountoun Araraquara
Dountoun Araraquara
Banner o Araraquara
Offeecial seal o Araraquara
SaoPaulo Municip Araraquara.svg
Coordinates: 21°47′41″S 48°10′34″W / 21.79472°S 48.17611°W / -21.79472; -48.17611Coordinates: 21°47′41″S 48°10′34″W / 21.79472°S 48.17611°W / -21.79472; -48.17611
Kintra Brazil
State São Paulo
Founded 1817
 • Mayor Marcelo Fortes Barbieri
 • Total 1,005.968 km2 (388.406 sq mi)
Elevation 664 m (2,178 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Tot 212,672
 • Density 211.41/km2 (547.5/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Araraquarense
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Simmer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal code 14801
Aurie code(s) +(55) 16
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid (in Portuguese)

Araraquara is a ceety in the state o São Paulo in Brazil. It is kent as "the abode o the sun" an aw, acause o its impressive sunset an acause o its hazy atmosphere, especially in simmer.

Mair than 208,725 fowk live in Araraquara. The ceety was founded in 1817.

Ferroviária is the local fitbaa team o the ceety. The club plays hame matches at Estádio Fonte Luminosa, which haes a maximum capacity o 27,000 fowk.

The ceety dountoun is filled wi bars, especially aroond colleges, as it haes a heich flux o students frae nearbi ceeties.

The ceety is servit bi Bartolomeu de Gusmão Airport.

The name o the ceety comes frae the Tupi-Guarani leid an is believit tae mean either "abode o the macaws" or "abode o the sun".

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