Barretos, Sao Paulo

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Barretos is a municipality in the northern part of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city has approximately 112,101 inhabitants (IBGE/2010) and an area of 1565.6 km². Barretos belongs to the Mesoregion of Ribeirão Preto.HistoryThe city was founded on August 25, 1854. The first chapel was built in 1856, where today lies the "Praça Francisco Barreto". In January 8, 1897, Barretos was officially established as a municipality.EconomyThe tertiary sector of the city is the most relevant, with ...

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