Serro

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Location of Serro within Minas Gerais

Serro is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Conceição do Mato Dentro.

In colonial times the city was known by the name Vila do Príncipe (Princeville). In this city was born Emerico Lobo de Mesquita, one of the most prominent composers of the Classicism in Brazil.

Serro is well known for its traditional cheese, cultural richness, colonial influence and unique environment.

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Coordinates: 18°36′18″S 43°22′44″W / 18.605°S 43.379°W / -18.605; -43.379