Alagoinhas

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Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
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Location of Alagoinhas
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil is located in Brazil
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
Alagoinhas,Bahia,Brasil
Location of Alagoinhas
Coordinates: 12°08′09″S 38°25′08″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889Coordinates: 12°08′09″S 38°25′08″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889
CountryBrazil
RegionNordeste
StateBahia
Founded1852
Government
 • MayorJoaquim Belarmino Cardoso Neto
 • Deputy MayorIraci Gama
Area
 • Total707.558 km2 (273.190 sq mi)
Elevation
132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2018 est.[2])
 • Total150,832
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Alagoinhense
Time zoneUTC-3
Websitehttp://www.alagoinhas.ba.gov.br

Alagoinhas is a city in the Brazilian state of Bahia. It is located at around 12°8′9″S 38°25′8″W / 12.13583°S 38.41889°W / -12.13583; -38.41889. It was founded in 1852. In 1974, the city was made the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alagoinhas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (in Portuguese). 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2019. 2018 Area Total
  2. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population