Place:Cabreúva, São Paulo, Brazil


Alt namesCabreúvasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Cabriubasource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates23.3°S 47.133°W
Located inSão Paulo, Brazil
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Cabreúva is a municipality (município) in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2003 is 36,106, the density is about 138/km² the area is 261 km² The elevation is 640 m. This place name comes from the Tupi words -, the tree of the owl and is known by the aboriginals.


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The city was established in the beginning of 18th century by a member of the Martins and Ramos family, from the city of Itu, passed by the Tietê river and searched a place located and founded a situated valley between the three mountain ranges (derived from the Tupi language) - they are Japi, Guaxatuba and Taguá. The area is cultivated with sugar canes which gave the origin to its local economy for some decades, which received its nickname of the city, Terra da Pinga/Land of Pinga.

The name of this city originates from the Cabreúva tree of the medium-brown type (Myrocarpus frondosus, of the family Leguminosae-Papilionoideae).

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