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Piracicaba

(pērəsēkä`bə), city (1996 pop. 302,605), São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the Piracicaba River. It is the processing center of a rich agricultural region where sugarcane, cotton, rice, corn, coffee, and many other products are grown; cachaça is distilled from sugarcane. The city houses a noted agricultural institute.

Piracicaba

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in the state of São Paulo. Population, 152,600 (1970). The city has a railroad station. An important center for ferrous metallurgy and machine building, Piracicaba has sugar-refining and fruit-canning enterprises. The city’s industries include textiles, chemicals, furniture, wood products, and pulp and paper products. Piracicaba was founded in 1767.

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