mogi das cruzes
city, southeastern Sao Paulo estado (state), southeastern Brazil. It lies at 2,493 feet (760 metres) above sea level on the Tiete River, just east of Sao Paulo city. Formerly known as M'bboygi and Santana das Cruzes de Mogi Mirim, it gained town status in 1611 and was made the seat of a municipality in 1855.
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