Mirante do Paranapanema

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Mirante do Paranapanema
Location in São Paulo state
Location in São Paulo state
Mirante do Paranapanema is located in Brazil
Mirante do Paranapanema
Mirante do Paranapanema
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 22°17′31″S 51°54′23″W / 22.29194°S 51.90639°W / -22.29194; -51.90639Coordinates: 22°17′31″S 51°54′23″W / 22.29194°S 51.90639°W / -22.29194; -51.90639
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
MicroregionPresidente Prudente
Area
 • Total1,239 km2 (478 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total17,979
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)

Mirante do Paranapanema is a city in the western part of the state of São Paulo, in Brazil. It is part of the microregion of Presidente Prudente. The population is 17,979 (2015 est.) in an area of 1239 km².[1] The altitude is 448 m. It is situated near the Paranapanema River, which forms the border with the state of Paraná here.

The municipality contains part of the 246,800 hectares (610,000 acres) Great Pontal Reserve, created in 1942.[2]

References[edit]

  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