Palmeira dos Índios

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Palmeira dos Índios
Municipality and town
Flag of Palmeira dos Índios
Flag
Coat of arms of Palmeira dos Índios
Coat of arms
Location of Palmeira dos Índios in the State of Alagoas
Location of Palmeira dos Índios in the State of Alagoas
Palmeira dos Índios is located in Brazil
Palmeira dos Índios
Palmeira dos Índios
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 9°24′25″S 36°37′40″W / 9.40694°S 36.62778°W / -9.40694; -36.62778Coordinates: 9°24′25″S 36°37′40″W / 9.40694°S 36.62778°W / -9.40694; -36.62778
Country  Brazil
State Alagoas
Mesoregion Agreste Alagoano
Microregion Palmeira dos Índios
Founded 1835
Government
 • Mayor James Ribeiro
Area
 • Total 460.610 km2 (177.843 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2010.[1])
 • Total 70,434
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym Palmeirenses
Time zone UTC-4 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website Official website

Palmeira dos Índios is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. As of 2010, it has a population of around 70,000.

The city is situated on Alagoas backwood region. The Brazilian writer, Graciliano Ramos, was its mayor in 1927. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]

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