Itaquaquecetuba Tourism, Brazil

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Itaquaquecetuba is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. The population is 352,801 (2015 est.) in an area of 82.62 square kilometres (31.90 sq mi). It sits at an elevation of 790 metres (2,592 ft). The municipality was founded between 1560 and 1563 by Jesuits led by Father José de Anchieta, among native villages near the Rio Tiete, beginning with the Catholic chapel of Our Lady of Acute, which was established by Father José. The settlement saw little development, and was almost deserted by the early twentieth century. Until 1958 the city was a district of Mogi das Cruzes. Following the emancipation of the municipality that year, the first Mayor, Victorio Eugenio Deliberato, began a campaign of industrial development that had great geographic and economic impact on Itaquaquecetuba in the decades to come. Today, Itaquaquecetuba is one of the 10 best Brazilian cities who had significant advances in challenges against inequality in the last 20 years, and has the second best GDP in the region.


A place in Brazil, Itaquaquecetuba is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Itaquaquecetuba is located at a short trip away from Campos Do Jordao a major city in Brazil. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Campos Do Jordao for its bountiful attractions like Morro Do Elefante, Ducha De Prata, Amantikir Jardins on your trip to Itaquaquecetuba. Also, to reach Itaquaquecetuba, you'll have to take a flight to Campos Do Jordao; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Itaquaquecetuba.

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Facts and Stats for Itaquaquecetuba*

  • Pollution Statistics in Itaquaquecetuba

    Know the pollution level of Itaquaquecetuba before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 78.13 (High)
    • Water Pollution 74.69 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.98 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 74.39 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.34 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 67.07 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.29 (High)
  • Itaquaquecetuba: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Itaquaquecetuba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Itaquaquecetuba.

    • Burglary and Theft 57.91 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 81.94 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.29 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.16 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 75.85 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 76.65 (High)
    • Attacks 61.19 (High)
    • Drug offense 77.28 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 44.26 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.22 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.19 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 79.97 (High)
  • Living in Itaquaquecetuba - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Itaquaquecetuba is 78.31 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 27.76 (Low)
    • Climate Index 99.04 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 81.77 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.15 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 51.62 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.27 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.26 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 40.55 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Itaquaquecetuba

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Itaquaquecetuba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.42 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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