Place:Queluz, São Paulo, Brazil

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NameQueluz
Alt namesSão João Baptista de Queluzsource: Family History Library Catalog
São João de Queluzsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates22.533°S 44.767°W
Located inSão Paulo, Brazil
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Queluz is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2003 was 9,544, the density was 38.33/km² and the area is . The area to the northeast marks the boundaries with two other states, Minas Gerais to the north and Rio de Janeiro to the east. The city came from a village of Indians Puris in the year of 1800. The village grew up around a chapel built by Indians and slaves under the leadership of father Francisco das Chagas Lima, who was sent to evangelize the Indians Puris, where he stands today is the Mother Church. Did the city in 1876. His patron is St. John the Baptist and the name of Queluz is a tribute to the Imperial Family, with the name of the town where he was born D. Pedro I. The municipality has to do with the culture of coffee and that left major milestones rural, with the headquarters, still existing farms of the Sertão, São José, Restauração, Bela Aurora, Regato, Cascata and other.

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