(lit., New Granada
) is a municipality in the northern part of the state of São Paulo
. The population is 19,180 inhabitants (IBGE/2010), and the area is 533.49 km². The elevation is 542 m.
The city belongs to the Microregion of São José do Rio Preto
In September, 1911, the town of Vila Bela
was created by Francisco dos Santos. In April, 1917 Vila Bela
was elevated to "Police district" with the name of Pitangueiras
. The village of Pitangueiras
was officially established as a district of São José do Rio Preto
in October of 1917.
The emancipation and establishment as a municipality happened in December 19, 1925. In March 22, 1926, Nova Granada gains its municipal chamber.
- Population: 19,180 (IBGE/2010)
- Area: 531.9 km² (166.5 sq mi)
- Population density: 36.06/km² (2,451.5/sq mi)
- Urbanization: 92.7% (2010)
<small>All indicators are from SEADE
The Tertiary sector
is the economic basis of Nova Granada. Commerce, services and administration corresponds to 62.3% of the city GDP. Industry
is 16.2% of the GDP. The Primary sector
is relevant, with... Read More