Presidente Epitácio

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Presidente Epitácio
Municipality
Paraná River in Presidente Epitácio
Paraná River in Presidente Epitácio
Location in São Paulo  state
Location in São Paulo state
Presidente Epitácio is located in Brazil
Presidente Epitácio
Presidente Epitácio
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°45′53″S 52°6′19″W / 21.76472°S 52.10528°W / -21.76472; -52.10528Coordinates: 21°45′53″S 52°6′19″W / 21.76472°S 52.10528°W / -21.76472; -52.10528
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State São Paulo
Area
 • Total 1,260 km2 (490 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 43,535
 • Density 35/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Presidente Epitácio is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The town is named after Epitácio Pessoa. The population is 43,535 (2015 est.) in an area of 1260 km².[1] The elevation is 310 m. It is situated on the Paraná River, which forms the border with Mato Grosso do Sul here.

The municipality contains the 937 hectares (2,320 acres) Lagoa São Paulo Reserve.[2] It contains part of the 246,800 hectares (610,000 acres) Great Pontal Reserve, created in 1942.[3] It also contains 11% of the 6,677 hectares (16,500 acres) Mico Leão Preto Ecological Station, established in 2002.[4]

References

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística
  2. ^ Pontal do Paranapanema (in Portuguese), IBAMA: Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, retrieved 2016-11-13 
  3. ^ Pontal do Paranapanema (in Portuguese), IBAMA: Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, retrieved 2016-11-13 
  4. ^ ESEC Mico Leão Preto (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-06 

External links

  • Official page from Presidente Epitácio (in Portuguese)
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