Afrânio

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Afrânio
Municipality
The Municipality of Afrânio
A square in Extreme, a parish of Afrânio.
A square in Extreme, a parish of Afrânio.
Afrânio is located in Brazil
Afrânio
Afrânio
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 08°30′54″S 41°00′18″W / 8.51500°S 41.00500°W / -8.51500; -41.00500Coordinates: 08°30′54″S 41°00′18″W / 8.51500°S 41.00500°W / -8.51500; -41.00500
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira de Pernambuco.svg Pernambuco
Founded December 20, 1963
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Cavalcanti (PTB)
Area
 • Total 1,490.6 km2 (575.5 sq mi)
Elevation 522 m (1,713 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 17,445
 • Density 11.7/km2 (30/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.634 – medium[2]

Afrânio is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco. It is the westernmost municipality of Pernambuco. Its located in the mesoregion of São Francisco Pernambucano . Afrânio has a total area of 1490.6 square kilometers and had an estimated population of 17.445 inhabitants [3] in 2009 according with IBGE.

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Afrânio are based in general commerce and agribusiness, especially plantations of beans and corn; and creations of sheeps, goats, donkeys and cattle.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population GDP x(1000 R$).[4] GDP pc (R$) PE
17.445 51.114 3.103 0.085%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
12.24% 8.18% 79.58%

Health Indicators[edit]

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HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.634 1 35 26.6

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