Alto Jequitibá

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Alto Jequitibá
Municipality
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Location in Minas Gerais  state
Location in Minas Gerais state
Alto Jequitibá is located in Brazil
Alto Jequitibá
Alto Jequitibá
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°25′15″S 41°57′31″W / 20.42083°S 41.95861°W / -20.42083; -41.95861Coordinates: 20°25′15″S 41°57′31″W / 20.42083°S 41.95861°W / -20.42083; -41.95861
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State Minas Gerais
Area
 • Total 152 km2 (59 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 8,528
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Alto Jequitibá is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais. It belongs to the mesoregion of Zona da Mata and to the microregion of Manhuaçu. The municipality has a population of 8,528 (2015) and its area is 152 km².[1]

Geography[edit]

Settled in the highplanes among offshoots from the Pico da Bandeira, the third highest mountain of Brazil nearing 3,000 meters, in the Ocidental side of the Caparaó range of mountains. It is in the Brazil's Southeast in the bush's zone.

Demographics[edit]

Alto Jequitibá is one of the few mainly Protestant cities of Minas Gerais, mainly Presbyterian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]

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