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Ribeirão Preto
Municipality
The Municipality of Ribeirão Preto
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Flag of Ribeirão Preto
Flag
Official seal of Ribeirão Preto
Seal
Nickname(s): Capital Nacional do Agronegócio (Agribusiness National Capital) "California brasileira" ("Brazilian California")
Motto: Bandeirantum Ager

Location of Ribeirão Preto
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State São Paulo
Founded June 19, 1856
Area
 • Total 650.9 km2 (251.3 sq mi)
Elevation 526 m (1,726 ft)
Population (2018 est.)
 • Total 674,534
 • Density 1,036.31/km2 (2,684.03/sq mi)
Postal Code 14000-000
Area code(s) +55 16
Demonym ribeirão-pretano
Website Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo

Ribeirão Preto is a Brazilian city in the state of São Paulo. Its population, in 2005, was 551,312 inhabitants and its area is 652.2 km². Its name means Black Creek in Portuguese.

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