Conselheiro Lafaiete is a city of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was known as Queluz until 1934, when it was renamed by decree, as a tribute to Counselor Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira
It is situated 96 km south from Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais, in one of the most important economic areas of Brazil. The population was 113.019 inhabitants, in 2006. It is one of the most populated cities of MG.
Coordinates: 20°39′36″S 43°47′09″W / 20.66000°S 43.78583°W / -20.66000; -43.78583