Santo Antônio de Pádua

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Coordinates: 21°32′20″S 42°10′48″W / 21.53889°S 42.18000°W / -21.53889; -42.18000

Map
Map of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil pointing Santo Antônio do Monte
Coat of arms
Coat of arms of the municipality of Santo Antônio de Pádua
Statistics
State: Rio de Janeiro
Meso-Region: Northeastern Rio de Janeiro
Nordeste Fluminense
Micro-Region: Santo Antônio de Pádua (seat)
Founded: July 26, 1883
Location: 21.539/21° 32' 20" S lat.
42.178/42° 10' 48" W long.
Postal code: 28470-xxx
Name of inhabitants: Paduano
Distance from the state capital: 265 km north
Politics
Mayor:

Santo Antônio de Pádua (first part, Portuguese meaning "Saint Anthony") is a municipality located in the northeastern part of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 42,078 (2005) and its area is 612 km².[1]

Districts[edit]

  • Santo Antônio de Pádua (seat)
  • Baltazar
  • Campelo
  • Ibitiguaçu
  • Marangatu
  • Monte Alegre
  • Paraoquena
  • Santa Cruz

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Coat of arms[edit]

The coat of arms of Santo Antônio de Pádua features eight stars representing eight of its districts on a navy blue field of the shield with a tree on the right and a fountain in the middle. The municipality's name is centered in the shield and it runs diagonally from bottom left to top right. The shield is bordered with four orange rectangles on each side. The crown is on the top of the coat of arms.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]