Bom Jesus do Itabapoana

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Coordinates: 21°08′02″S 41°40′48″W / 21.13389°S 41.68000°W / -21.13389; -41.68000

Bom Jesus do Itabapoana
Municipality
Flag of Bom Jesus do Itabapoana
Flag
Official seal of Bom Jesus do Itabapoana
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Location of Bom Jesus do Itabapoana
Location of Bom Jesus do Itabapoana
Country Brazil Brazil
Region Southeast
State Rio de Janeiro
Mesoregion Noroeste Fluminense
Microregion Itaperuana
Founded 1939
Government
 • Mayor Maria das Graças Ferreira Motta (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 598.401 km2 (231.044 sq mi)
Elevation 88 m (289 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 35,411
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Website Official website

Bom Jesus do Itabapoana is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It had a population of 35,411 as of 2010, and has an area of 598,8 km2. It was founded in 1939, after being separated from the municipality of Itaperuna.[1]

Geography[edit]

The northern border of Bom Jesus do Itabapoana is delimited by the Itabapoana River, which divides the states of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo. The city is located 251 km in a straight line from the state capital Rio de Janeiro. Its neighbouring municipalities are:[2]

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