Birigüi


Birigüi

Birigüi is a district in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2003 is 104,138 and the area is 532.13 km². The elevation is 406 m.

Birigüi is famous for being the place where biribol, an aquatic version of volleyball was created.

Economy

Birigüi is recognized for being the most important center of children's shoes production in Brazil with a production of 57 million pairs in the year of 2006. In the same year it had 159 industries in the children' shoe's segment and their profit was over 800 million reais(R$).Among all these industries there are over 18 thousand workers which consist in 60% of the jobs offered in all the city.

Education

The city has 10 day-nurseries, 21 EMEI(Municipal School of Infantile Education), 11 EMEFs(Municipal School of Basic Education), 5 State Schools of Basic Education, 7 State High Schools, 5 private High Schools and 3 universities.

Origin of the name

The name 'Birigüi' is originated in the language Tupi-Guarani and it means 'Fly that always comes'. It refers to a fly that was very abounding in the region, very similar to ordinary flies but a little bit smaller.

Famous born in Birigüi

Reynaldo Gianecchini


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