Paulo Afonso

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Paulo Afonso
Municipality
The Municipality of Paulo Afonso
Flag of Paulo Afonso
Flag
Official seal of Paulo Afonso
Seal
Location in Bahia
Location in Bahia
Coordinates: 9°24′00″S 38°13′30″W / 9.40000°S 38.22500°W / -9.40000; -38.22500Coordinates: 9°24′00″S 38°13′30″W / 9.40000°S 38.22500°W / -9.40000; -38.22500
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
Founded 1958
Government
 • Mayor Anilton Bastos (PDT)
Area
 • Total 1,579.723 km2 (609.934 sq mi)
Elevation 243 m (797 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 118,323
 • Density 74.9/km2 (194/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2010) 0.674 – medium[2]

Paulo Afonso is a city in Bahia, Brazil. It was founded in 1958.

The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paulo Afonso.

The city is served by Paulo Afonso Airport.

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