Madre de Deus, Bahia

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Municipality of Madre de Deus
Madre de Deus
Municipality and town
Sight at a Church in Madre de Deus.
Sight at a Church in Madre de Deus.
Location of Madre de Deus in Bahia and Brazil
Location of Madre de Deus in Bahia and Brazil
Coordinates: 12°44′27″S 38°37′15″W / 12.74083°S 38.62083°W / -12.74083; -38.62083
Country  Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Bahia
Founded 1990
Government
 • Mayor Jeferson Andrade Batista (PR)
Area[1]
 • Total 4.302 sq mi (11.141 km2)
Time zone UTC -3
HDI (2000) 0.740 – medium[2]
Website Official website

Madre de Deus is a town and municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil.[3][4] It is located in a small archipelago and is the smallest municipality in Bahia state and in all Northeastern Brazil.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Official territorial area
  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. 

Coordinates: 12°44′27″S 38°37′15″W / 12.74083°S 38.62083°W / -12.74083; -38.62083