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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"
"Pearl o the Atlantic"
Pérola do Atlântico (Pearl o the Atlantic)
PRO MARE NOSTRUM (For oor sea)
Location in São Paulo, Brazil
Location in São Paulo, Brazil
StateSão Paulo
Foondit19 Juin 1934
Anniversary30 Juin
 • MayorMaria Antonieta de Brito
 • Total142.589 km2 (55.054 sq mi)
4 m (13 ft)
 • Total296.150
 • Density2076.94/km2 (5,379.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
Area code(s)+55 13
WebsitePrefeitura Municipal de Guarujá

Guarujá (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡwaɾuˈʒa]) is a municipality in the state o São Paulo, 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 nor 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.

Sister ceety[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 11 Julie 2008.
  2. "Estádio Municipal Antônio Fernandes" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 8 September 2009.

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