Caxambu

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Caxambu
Municipality
Centre of Caxambu
Centre of Caxambu
Coat of arms of Caxambu
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Cidade das Águas
Motto: Medicina entre flores
Location in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°58′37″S 44°55′58″W / 21.97694°S 44.93278°W / -21.97694; -44.93278
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Minas Gerais
Founded 16 September 1901
Government
 • Prefeito Luiz Carlos Pinto (PHS)
Area[1]
 • Total 100.203 km2 (38.689 sq mi)
Elevation 895 m (2,936 ft)
Population [2] 21,719
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Caxambu is a Brazilian city in Minas Gerais. Its population in 2004 was estimated at 23,482.

Located at the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, Caxambu is renowned by its spa, which has twelve sources of mineral water flowing, 24 hours a day.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Área territorial oficial". Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02). 10 October 2002. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 November 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 

Coordinates: 21°59′S 44°55′W / 21.983°S 44.917°W / -21.983; -44.917