Raposa

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Raposa
Municipality
The Municipality of Raposa
A street in Raposa
A street in Raposa
Location of Raposa in the State of Maranhão
Location of Raposa in the State of Maranhão
Coordinates: 02°26′14″S 44°06′08″W / 2.43722°S 44.10222°W / -2.43722; -44.10222Coordinates: 02°26′14″S 44°06′08″W / 2.43722°S 44.10222°W / -2.43722; -44.10222
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Maranhão
Founded November 10, 1994
Government
 • Mayor Onacy Vieira Carneiro (PP)
Area
 • Total 64.182 km2 (24.781 sq mi)
  [1]
Population (2012)
 • Total 27,723
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
  [2]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.632 – medium[3]
Website www.raposa.ma.gov.br

Raposa is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil.[4][5] It is the smallest municipality of Maranhão.

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  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate". Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ [2] UNDP
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Retrieved December 17, 2009.