Place:Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil

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NameAraraquara
Alt namesSun ́s Homesource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Coordinates21.767°S 48.133°W
Located inSão Paulo, Brazil
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Araraquara is a city in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. It is also known as "the abode of the sun," because of its impressive sunset and because of its hazy atmosphere, especially in summer.

More than 208,725 people live in Araraquara. The city was founded in 1817.

Ferroviária is the local football (soccer) team of the city. The club plays home matches at Estádio Fonte Luminosa, which has a maximum capacity of 27,000 people.

The city downtown is filled with bars, especially around colleges, as it has a high flux of students from nearby cities.

The city is served by Bartolomeu de Gusmão Airport.

The name of the city comes from the Tupi-Guarani language and is believed to mean either "abode of the macaws" or "abode of the sun".

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