Santa Bárbara d'Oeste


Santa Bárbara d'Oeste

Infobox City
official_name = Santa Bárbara d'Oeste



imagesize =
image_caption =
nickname = "Pérola Açucareira" (Sugar Pearl)
motto =



image_shield = Brasao SantaBarbaradOeste SaoPaulo Brasil.svg



mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in the São Paulo state.
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = Region
subdivision_type2 = State
subdivision_name = flagicon|BRA Brazil
subdivision_name1 = Southeast
subdivision_name2 = São Paulo
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = José Maria de Araújo Júnior (PSDB)
area_note =
area_magnitude = 1 E9
area_total_km2 = 271.492
population_as_of = 2006
population_total = 184.318
population_density_km2 = 694
timezone = UTC-3
utc_offset = -3
latd=22 |latm=45 |lats=16 |latNS=S
longd=47 |longm=24 |longs=51 |longEW=W
elevation_m = 570
elevation_ft =
blank_name = HDI (2000)
blank_info = 0.819 – high
website = [http://www.santabarbara.sp.gov.br Santa Bárbara d'Oeste]
footnotes =

Santa Bárbara d'Oeste (Portuguese for "Santa Barbara of the West") is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2006 is around 200,000 inhabitants and the area is 272.27km². The elevation is 1,886 ft (575 meters). In the late 1860s Confederate refugees from the American Civil War (known as Confederados) settled in the region. Among them, there was William Hutchinson Norris, a senator from Alabama. Their descendants still hold an annual Confederate picnic on the second Sunday in April that features typical southern American foods like biscuits, fried chicken and hot dogs, as well Confederate songs sung in Brazilian-Portuguese accents.

Santa Barbara has several museums and tourist attractions, including the Immigration Museum.


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