Mogi das Cruzes

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Mogi das Cruzes

(mo͝ozhē` däs kro͞o`zəs), city (1996 pop. 314,947), São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the Tietê River. It is an industrial center and an agricultural distribution point for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro states. Among its manufactures are paper, textiles, ceramics, and chemical products. The city was founded in the early 17th cent.
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Mogí Das Cruzes

 

a city located in southeastern Brazil, in the state of São Paulo. Population, 138,700 (1970). Railroad station. The city’s major industries include ferrous metallurgy, machine building, and textiles. Paper, furniture, and glass and ceramics enterprises also operate in Mogí das Cruzes.

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RMSP - Populacao (em mil habitantes) e taxas anuais de crescimento, por sub-regioes, 1970-2005 Populacao Taxas anuais de crescimento Sub-regiao 1970 2005 1970-80 1980-91 1991-2000 Sao Paulo 5925 10928 3,6 1,2 0,9 ABC 989 2546 5,1 2,1 1,5 Moji das Cruzes 312 1328 5,1 4,5 3,6 Guarulhos 283 1444 7,6 4,0 3,5 Franco da Rocha 73 440 5,4 6,5 4,5 Osasco 425 1765 6,8 3,6 2,8 Taboao da Serra 133 952 9,7 5,2 3,6 Total RMSP 8140 19403 4,4 2,0 1,6 Brasil 93135 184184 2,5 1,9 1,6 Taxas anuais de crescimento Sub-regiao 2000-05 1970-2005 Sao Paulo 0,9 1,8 ABC 1,6 2,7 Moji das Cruzes 3,3 4,2 Guarulhos 3,2 4,8 Franco da Rocha 3,9 5,2 Osasco 2,7 4,2 Taboao da Serra 3,2 5,8 Total RMSP 1,7 2,5 Brasil 1,6 2,0 Fonte.
Moji das Cruzes possui populacao acima de 200 mil e atividade industrial relevante.
Moji das Cruzes e Ribeirao Pires na RMSP e Raposos, Nova Lima e Sabara na RMBH sao exemplos de municipios que vem trilhando um caminho mais sustentavel e podem trazer luzes interessantes sobre como atingir maior equilibrio entre qualidade ambiental e desenvolvimento humano.