Brasópolis

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Brasópolis
Municipality
Downtown Brasópolis
Downtown Brasópolis
Flag of Brasópolis
Flag
Official seal of Brasópolis
Seal
Location in the State of Minas Gerais
Location in the State of Minas Gerais
Coordinates: 22°28′26″S 45°36′28″W / 22.47389°S 45.60778°W / -22.47389; -45.60778Coordinates: 22°28′26″S 45°36′28″W / 22.47389°S 45.60778°W / -22.47389; -45.60778
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State  Minas Gerais
Founded September 16, 1901
Area
 • Total 361.160 km2 (139.445 sq mi)
Elevation 850 m (2,790 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 14,756
 • Density 45.0/km2 (117/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BDT (UTC-2)
Postal Code 37530-000

Brasópolis is a municipality in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Previously called São Caetano da Vargem Grande it was renamed after its most famous son; Venceslau Brás, 9th president of the republic.