Guanambi

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Guanambi
Guanambi
Flag of Guanambi
Flag
Official seal of Guanambi
Seal
Nickname(s): Terra do aldodao (Earth of the cotton)
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Guanambi is located in Brazil
Guanambi
Guanambi
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Coordinates: 14°13′22″S 42°46′51″W / 14.22278°S 42.78083°W / -14.22278; -42.78083Coordinates: 14°13′22″S 42°46′51″W / 14.22278°S 42.78083°W / -14.22278; -42.78083
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bahia
Demonym guanambiense
Founded August 14, 1919
Government
 • Mayor Charles Fernande (PP)
Area
 • Total 1,307.799 km2 (504.944 sq mi)
Elevation 525 m (1,722 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 84,645
 • Density 60.56/km2 (156.8/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Guanambi is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil, with 84,645 habitants in 2013, according to estimates by the IBGE and an area of 1,301.799 km², so it's the 20th most populous municipality of Bahia. It was founded in 1919 and Charles Fernandes is its current mayor. Is distant 796 km south-west of Salvador, the capital being connected by BR-030, BR-262 and BR-324, 45 miles and 43 miles Caetité Palmas de Monte Alto by BR-030, 33 miles from the BR-Pindaí 122 and 29 km from Candiba, BA-262, thus representing a strong influence in the commercial.

The city is served by Guanambi Airport.