Palma, Minas Gerais

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Statistics
State: Minas Gerais
Micro-Region: N/A
Founded: 1890
Area: 318.864 km²
Population: 6,308 (2004)
Population density: 19.78/km²
Subdivisions: Palma, Cineiros and Itapiruçu
Elevation: 172 m
Postal code: 36750-000
Area/distance code: 36
IBGE code: 36750000
Name of inhabitants: palmense
Website: www.palma.mg.gov.br
Politics
Mayor: Carlos Alberto Alvim de Paula (Beto Taliba)

Palma is a city in the southern part of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Its coordinates are 21.375/°22'30" S and its longitude is 48.313/48°18'51" W. It has approximately 6,308 inhabitants and an area of 318.864 km². Its elevation is 172m above sea level.

Districts[edit]

  • Cisneiros
  • Itapiruçu (Tupi language origin / ITA = ROCK - RUÇU = large & sharp)

Extreme Points[edit]

Far North = Serra do Chalé;

Far South = Serra da Pedra Bonita;

Far West = Serra do Serrote;

Far East = Pico Azul da Ventania.

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