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Campinas

Campinas
Administration
Full nameCampinas
Official nameThe Municipality of Campinas
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateSão Paulo
FoundedJuly 14, 1774
Government
MayorDemétrio Villagra (PT)|leader_title1=
Geography
Total Area307.1 sq mi (795.667 km2)
Metro Area1407 sq mi (3645 km2)
Elevation2247 ft (684.9 m)
Demography
Total Population1,080,999 (14th) (2006)
Density (pop.)1358.6/km2 (3518.8/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)2633523
Other information
Time zoneBrasilia Official Time (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)Brazilian Daylight Saving Time (UTC-2)
Postal Code13000-000
Area code+55 19

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Campinas (-ptkɐ̃ˈpinɐs, Plains) is a city and municipality located in the coastal interior of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Campinas is the administrative center of the meso-region of the same name, with 3,783,597 inhabitants as of the 2010 Census, consisting of 49 cities.

The municipal area of Campinas covers 795.667 sqkm. Campinas' population is 1,080,999 as of the 2010 IBGE Census; while over 98.3% live in the urban region. The city's metropolitan area, as of 2000, contains nineteen cities and has a total population of 2.8 million people.

It is the third largest city in the state, after São Paulo and Guarulhos.The Viracopos International Airport connects Campinas with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights. The city is home to the State University of Campinas.


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