Formoso do Araguaia

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Formoso do Araguaia
Municipality
The Municipality of Formoso do Araguaia
A lake in Formoso do Araguaia
A lake in Formoso do Araguaia
Official seal of Formoso do Araguaia
Seal
Location of Formoso do Araguaia in the State of Tocantins
Location of Formoso do Araguaia in the State of Tocantins
Coordinates: 11°47′49″S 49°31′44″W / 11.79694°S 49.52889°W / -11.79694; -49.52889Coordinates: 11°47′49″S 49°31′44″W / 11.79694°S 49.52889°W / -11.79694; -49.52889
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Bandeira do Tocantins.svg Tocantins
Founded October 1, 1963
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Rezende (PTB)
Area
 • Total 13,423.256 km2 (5,182.748 sq mi)
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 18,369
 • Density 1.4/km2 (3.5/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.710 – medium[2]

Formoso do Araguaia is a municipality in the state of Tocantins in the Northern region of Brazil.[3][4] It is the largest municipality by area in that state.

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  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate". Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1] - UNDP
  3. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009.