Jundiaí


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Jundiaí

(zho͞ondyī`), city (1996 pop. 293,237), São Paulo state, S Brazil, on the Jundiaí River. It is an agricultural and industrial center. Among its products are textiles, ceramics, furniture, wines, foodstuffs, chemicals, and agricultural tools. The city was established in the 17th cent. An airfield is nearby.
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Jundiaí

 

a city in southeastern Brazil in the state of São Paulo. Population, 124,000 (1968). Railroad highway junction. It is the site of machine-building, textile, chemical, and metallurgical industries. Jundiai was founded in 1655.

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