Afogados da Ingazeira

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Location of Afogados da Ingazeira within Pernambuco

Afogados da Ingazeira (Jamestown) is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco. The population in 2009, according with IBGE was 35.528[1] and the total area is 377.86 km². In 2000, Afogados da Ingazeira had the second highest Human Development Index (HDI) in the Alto do Pajeú sertão region of Pernambuco state. Nonetheless, its score (0.683) was still below the state (0.718) and national (0.789) averages. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira.



The main economic activities in Afogados da Ingazeira are based in industry, commerce and agribusiness, especially creation of cattle, goats, sheeps, chickens; and plantations of beans, corn and manioc.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
35.528 140.504 4.127 0.24%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
6.34% 17.44% 76.22%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.683 2 192 15.2


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Coordinates: 7°45′S 37°38′W / 7.750°S 37.633°W / -7.750; -37.633