Barra do Turvo

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Barra do Turvo
Municipality
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Barra do Turvo is located in Brazil
Barra do Turvo
Barra do Turvo
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 24°45′23″S 48°30′17″W / 24.75639°S 48.50472°W / -24.75639; -48.50472Coordinates: 24°45′23″S 48°30′17″W / 24.75639°S 48.50472°W / -24.75639; -48.50472
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 1,008 km2 (389 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 7,828
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Barra do Turvo is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 7,828 (2015 est.) in an area of 1008 km².[1] The elevation is 158 m.

The municipality contains part of the 182,596 hectares (451,200 acres) Rio Turvo State Park, created in 2008.[2] It contains part of the 40,175 hectares (99,270 acres) Caverna do Diabo State Park, also created in 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Zanchetta, Inês; Bedeschi, Luciana (28 February 2008), Mosaico do Jacupiranga, no Vale do Ribeira, agora é lei (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-20 
  3. ^ Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-11-21