Alagoinhas

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Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
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Official seal of Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
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Location of Alagoinhas
Location of Alagoinhas
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil is located in Brazil
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
Location of Alagoinhas
Coordinates: 12°08′09″S 38°25′08″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889Coordinates: 12°08′09″S 38°25′08″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889
Country Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Bahia
Founded 1852
Government
 • Mayor Paulo Cezar
Area
 • Total 733.969 km2 (283.387 sq mi)
Elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 139,723
 • Density 190.4/km2 (493/sq mi)
Demonym Alagoinhense
Website http://www.alagoinhas.ba.gov.br

Alagoinhas is a city in the Brazilian state of Bahia. It is located at around 12°8′9″S 38°25′8″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889. It was founded in 1852. In 1974, the city was made the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alagoinhas.