Mauá Tourism, Brazil

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Mauá (IPA: [ma'wa]) is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, in Brazil. Is part of the metropolitan region of São Paulo. The population as of 2006 is 413,943 inhabitants (11th largest city in population number of the state), the density is 6,645.4/km² and the area is 62.6 km². The density is in fact bigger, since one third of the city is occupied by industries and 10% is countryside or forest. Its name comes from the Tupi language and means the one that is high. As it's a municipality, it can also be translated as high city. However, back when the city was a small village, its name was Pilar, then the name was changed in 1934 into Mauá as a homage to Visconde de Mauá, entrepreneur which built the railway Santos-Jundiaí that passes through the city. Mauá has the 23rd largest GDP of São Paulo state. Is the birthplace of Brazilian tableware industry.


Planning a vacation to Mauá in Brazil? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Mauá is located at a short trip away from Campos Do Jordao a major city in Brazil. Attractions in Campos Do Jordao include Morro Do Elefante, Ducha De Prata, Amantikir Jardins. Also, to reach Mauá, 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. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Mauá*

  • Cost for Essentials in Mauá

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.55 USD

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