Infobox City
official_name = Estância Balneária de Guarujá
nickname = Pérola do Atlantico (Atlantic's pearl)
motto = PRO MARE NOSTRUM (For our sea)
website = [ Prefeitura Municipal de Guarujá]

image_caption = Pitangueiras Beach, one of the main beaches of Guarujá


map_caption = Location in São Paulo, Brazil
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = Region
subdivision_type2 = State
subdivision_name = Brazil
subdivision_name1 = Southeast
subdivision_name2 = São Paulo
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Farid Said Madi
established_title = Founded
established_date = June 19, 1934
established_title2 = Anniversary
established_date2 = June 30
established_title3 =
established_date3 =
area_footnotes =
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 142.589
area_total_sq_mi =
area_land_km2 =
area_land_sq_mi =
area_water_km2 =
area_water_sq_mi =
population_footnotes =
population_as_of = 2007
population_footnotes = cite web|url=|title=Estimativas - Contagem da População 2007|publisher=IBGE|accessdate=2008-07-11]
population_total = 296.150
population_metro =
population_density_km2 = 2076.94
population_density_sq_mi =
timezone = UTC-3
utc_offset = -3
timezone_DST = UTC-2
utc_offset_DST = -2
latd =
latm =
lats =
latNS =
longd =
longm =
longs =
longEW =
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 4
elevation_ft =
footnotes =

Guarujá is a municipality in the São Paulo state of Brazil. The population in 2006 was 305.171, the population density is 1,969.47/km² and the area is 143 km². This place name comes from the Tupi language. The population is highly urbanized.


Guarujá is located in Santo Amaro island, situated in São Paulo shore. Its main economic sources are seasonal tourism and port related activities.

Guarujá is a popular weekend destination for families from São Paulo, which can get there driving in less than an hour (through the Imigrantes highway). Traffic gets heavy during the evening in holidays.

Guarujá has a borough called Vicente de Carvalho, in hommage to the Parnasianist poet.

A nick name for the city is "the atlantic pearl".

Guarujá is known for its famous beaches such as Pitangueiras, Enseada, Tombo, Pernambuco and Iporanga.


External links

* [ City Hall page]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Guarujá — im brasilianischen Bundesstaat São Paulo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guarujá — Vue de Guarujá Blason de Guarujá …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guarujá — Guarujá …   Wikipedia Español

  • Guaruja — Guarujá Guarujá est une municipalité de l État de São Paulo au Brésil. État de São Paulo, Sud Est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guarujá —   [gu̯aru ʒa], Stadt im brasilianischen Bundesstaat São Paulo, auf der Insel Santo Amaro bei Santos, 67 700 Einwohner; Seebad …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Guaruja — Dieser Artikel behandelt die Stadt Guarujá an der Atlantikküste des Bundesstaates São Paulo. Der Ortsname Guarujá existiert auch als Guarujá do Sul im Bundesstaat Santa Caterina. Für das Stadtviertel der südbrasilianischen Hafenstadt Porto Alegre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guarujá — ▪ Brazil       city, southeastern São Paulo estado (state), Brazil, on the Atlantic coast of Santo Amaro Island. Although it contains shipyards, Guarujá is known primarily as a beach resort. Hotels and other attractions, there and at adjacent… …   Universalium

  • Guaruja — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Guarujá Country and Admin Code BR.27.3518701 BR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Guaruja — Original name in latin Guaruj Name in other language State code BR Continent/City America/Sao Paulo longitude 23.99306 latitude 46.25639 altitude 13 Population 310424 Date 2012 03 10 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Guaruja do Sul — Guarujá do Sul Guarujá do Sul im brasilianischen Bundesstaat Santa Catarina …   Deutsch Wikipedia