Microregions in Goiás

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The state of Goiás showing Mesoregions and Microregions

The state of Goiás is divided into 18 statistical microregions by the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatístic (IBGE). These have no administrative function but are used only for statistics. The total area of the state is 341,289 km2 and the population is 5,450,303 as of 2007. Thirty seven percent of the population—2,032,305—resides in the Goiânia Microregion and 17.6%--960,141—of the population resides in the Entorno do Distrito Federal Microregion. The GDP of the state of Goiás was R$ 50,536 billion in 2005, the last year data was gathered.

Microregions of Goiás[edit]

Microregion Area (km²) % of the state area (km²) Inhabitants in 1980 Inhabitants in 2007 % of the state population GDP (R$1,000.00) in 2005 % of state GDP (R$1,000.00) in 2005
Anápolis 8,387 2.4 350,317 517,221 9.4 3,851,580 7.6
Anicuns 5,483 1.6 101,813 100,759 1.8 694,825 1.3
Aragarças 11,092 3.2 48,346 53,541 0.9 322,068 0.6
Catalão 15,239 4.4 90,159 133,156 2,4 3,352,117 6.6
Ceres 13,224 3.8 190,414 215,820 3.9 1,432,288 2.8
Chapada dos Veadeiros 21,476 6.3 39,814 60,267 1,1 408,374 0.8
Entorno do Distrito Federal 38,212 11.2 259,804 960,141 17,6 4,764,348 9.4
Goiânia 6,848 2.0 863,065 2,032,305 37.2 18,510,977 36.6
Iporá 7,097 2.0 66,349 58,845 1.0 351,519 0.6
Meia Ponte 21,229 6.2 232,807 338,147 6.2 4,033,284 7.9
Pires do Rio 9,450 2.7 69,081 90,327 1.6 788,161 1.5
Porangatu 35,287 10.3 198,609 220,794 4.0 1,874,454 3,7
Quirinópolis 16,118 4.7 86,242 95,094 1.7 1,520,155 3.0
Rio Vermelho 20,277 5.9 87,039 86,362 1,5 663,131 1.3
São Miguel do Araguaia 24,472 7.2 61,463 76,625 1.4 696,474 1.3
Sudoeste de Goiás 56,293 16.5 224,540 397,387 7.3 5,497,824 10.8
Vale do Rio dos Bois 13,654 4.0 82,414 107,317 1.9 1,336,258 2.6
Vão do Paranã 17,453 5.1 68,849 102,927 1.8 438,245 0.8

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