Belmiro Braga

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Location of Belmiro Braga within Minas Gerais

Belmiro Braga is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil close to the border with Rio de Janeiro state. It was emancipated from Juiz de Fora in 1962. Population: 3,600 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located 295 km (by road) from the capital, Belo Horizonte.

Highways[edit]

  • BR-040
  • MG-353

Relief, climate, hydrography[edit]

The average annual temperature around 19 °C (66 °F), with a mean minimum of 14 °C (57 °F) and a mean maximum of 24 °C (75 °F). The municipality is in the basin of the Paraíba do Sul river.

Demographics[edit]

  • Total Population : 3427
  • Urbana: 950
  • Rural: 2477
  • Men: 1734
  • Women: 1693
  • (Source: AMM )
  • Population density (inhabitants per km²): 8.7
  • Infant mortality up to 1 year (per thousand): 24.1
  • Life expectancy (years): 71.6
  • Fertility rate (children per woman): 2.9
  • Literacy Rate : 83.4%

(Source: UNDP / 2000)

Coordinates: 21°57′S 43°25′W / 21.950°S 43.417°W / -21.950; -43.417