Afogados da Ingazeira

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Afogados da Ingazeira
Município de Afogados da Ingazeira
Cathedral of Senhor Bom Jesus dos Remédios
Cathedral of Senhor Bom Jesus dos Remédios
Flag of Afogados da Ingazeira
Official seal of Afogados da Ingazeira
Nickname(s): Princesa do Pajeú
Location of Afogados da Ingazeira in Pernambuco
Location of Afogados da Ingazeira in Pernambuco
Afogados da Ingazeira is located in Brazil
Afogados da Ingazeira
Afogados da Ingazeira
Location of Afogados da Ingazeira in Brazil
Coordinates: 7°45′3″S 37°38′20″W / 7.75083°S 37.63889°W / -7.75083; -37.63889Coordinates: 7°45′3″S 37°38′20″W / 7.75083°S 37.63889°W / -7.75083; -37.63889
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira de Pernambuco.svg Pernambuco
Founded July 1, 1909
 • Mayor Jose Coimbra Patriota Filho (PSB, 2013-2016)
 • Total 377.696 km2 (145.829 sq mi)
Elevation 525 m (1,722 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 36,547
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Afogadense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)

Afogados da Ingazeira (Jamestown) is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco. The estimated population in 2014, according with IBGE, was 36,547 and the total area is 377.70 square kilometres (145.83 sq mi).[1] It has a population density of 97 inhabitants per square kilometer. In 2000, Afogados da Ingazeira had the second highest Human Development Index (HDI) in the Alto do Pajeú sertão region of Pernambuco state. Nonetheless, its score (0.683) was still below the state (0.718) and national (0.789) averages. The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Afogados da Ingazeira.



The main economic activities in Afogados da Ingazeira are based in industry, commerce and agribusiness, especially creation of cattle, goats, sheeps, chickens; and plantations of beans, corn and manioc.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
35.528 140.504 4.127 0.24%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
6.34% 17.44% 76.22%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.683 2 192 15.2


  1. ^ "Afogados da Ingazeira" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-26. 
  2. ^ Afogados da Ingazeira 2007 GDP IBGE page 29
  3. ^ PE State site - City by city profile

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