It is a bit of the Metropolitan District of Sorocaba.
Itu is an old and striking locale in the region of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
The population is 167,095 2015 est. in a zone of 640.72 km².
The rise is 583 m. This place name originates from the Tupi dialect, which means huge waterfall.
Two waterways course through Itu: Tiete and Jundiai.
It transformed into a territory in 1653.
In 1657, it was raised to a town and area. It transformed into a bit of Brazil in 1822.
It transformed into a city in 1843.
Itu was set up by the Portuguese in 1610 by Domingos Fernandes.