Araguaína

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Location of Araguaína
Location of Araguaína
Coordinates: 07°11′27″S 48°12′25″W / 7.19083°S 48.20694°W / -7.19083; -48.20694
Country Brazil
Region Norte
State Tocantins
Founded 14 November 1958
Government
 • Mayor Ronaldo Dimas (PSDB) (2013 - 2016)
Area
 • Total 3,920.1 km2 (1,513.6 sq mi)
Elevation 227 m (745 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 153,350
 • Density 38.33/km2 (99.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Araguainese
Time zone GMT-3
Postal code 77801 to 77901
Area code(s) (+55) 63
Website http://www.araguaina.to.gov.br/

Coordinates: 07°11′27″S 48°12′25″W / 7.19083°S 48.20694°W / -7.19083; -48.20694 Araguaína is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Tocantins. Its population was 153 350 (2010) and its area is 4,000.40 km².

Higher education[edit]

The city has campi from several higher educational institutes.

There are two campi of the public Federal University of Tocantins State (UFT). One in the neighborhood Cimba, which has courses in Portuguese, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History, Logistics, Cooperativism, and Tourism. The other campus is out of the city, which has courses in Veterinary and Zoology.

The city is home to the private faculty ITPAC, an educational institute offering medical, dentistry, and lawyer careers.

Another private faculty is Santa Cruz, which has courses in Law.

The private faculty Facit has courses in Ortodontology, and Software development.

Transport[edit]

Public transport in the city is done by the bus companies Cooperlota and Lontra.

The city is served by Araguaína Airport.

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