Agrestina

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Agrestina
City
City Hall of Agrestina
City Hall of Agrestina
Flag of Agrestina
Flag
Location of Agrestina in Pernambuco
Location of Agrestina in Pernambuco
Agrestina is located in Brazil
Agrestina
Agrestina
Location of Agrestina in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°27′S 35°57′W / 8.450°S 35.950°W / -8.450; -35.950Coordinates: 8°27′S 35°57′W / 8.450°S 35.950°W / -8.450; -35.950
Country Brazil Brazil
State Pernambuco
Region Agreste
Government
 • Mayor Thiago Nunes (PDT, 2013–2016)
Area
 • Total 200.58 km2 (77.44 sq mi)
Elevation 427 m (1,401 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 24,052
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Agrestinense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Average Temperature 23.4 C
Main Church

Agrestina (Wilding) is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco, mesoregion of Agreste. It covers 200.58 km2 (77.44 sq mi), and has a population of 24,052 with a population density of 120 inhabitants per square kilometer.[1]

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Agrestina are based in general commerce, industry and agribusiness. Especially, manioc and, creations of cattle, goats and sheeps.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [2] GDP x(1000 R$).[3] GDP pc (R$) PE
22.591 85.752 3.997 0.14%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
19.29% 12.90% 67.81%

Health Indicators[edit]

[4]

HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.612 1 72 33.8

History[edit]

Agrestina was founded in 1884 so Bebedouro, and became a district of Altinho in 1911. It became an independent municipality in 1928 under the name of Bebedouro, which was changed to Agrestina in 1943.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agrestina" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  2. ^ http://www.ibge.gov.br/home/estatistica/populacao/estimativa2009/POP2009_DOU.pdf IBGE Population 2009 Agrestina, page 31]
  3. ^ Agrestina 2007 GDP IBGE pag 29
  4. ^ PE State site - City by city profile
  5. ^ "CONHEÇA AGRESTINA" (in Portuguese). Agrestina, Pernambuco, Brazil: Prefeitura Municipal de Agrestina. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-27.