Machados

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Machados
City
Machados is located in Brazil
Machados
Machados
Machados located in Brazil Map
Coordinates: 7°41′09″S 35°30′54″W / 7.68583°S 35.515°W / -7.68583; -35.515Coordinates: 7°41′09″S 35°30′54″W / 7.68583°S 35.515°W / -7.68583; -35.515
Country Brazil Brazil
State Pernambuco
Region Agreste
Area
 • Total 56.96 km2 (21.99 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 • Total 11,802

Machados (population 11.802) is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco. It lies in the mesoregion of Agreste of Pernambuco and has 56.96 sq/km of total area. It is the largest producer of bananas of the state, with over than 21.000 ton.

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Machados are related with commerce and agribusiness, especially bananas, sugarcane and cattle.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
11.802 39.772 3.566 0.07%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
28.49% 7.39% 64.12%

Health Indicators[edit]

[3]

HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.601 1 9 23.6

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