Bonópolis

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Bonópolis
Municipality
Location in Goiás  state
Location in Goiás state
Bonópolis is located in Brazil
Bonópolis
Bonópolis
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 13°39′12″S 49°49′53″W / 13.65333°S 49.83139°W / -13.65333; -49.83139Coordinates: 13°39′12″S 49°49′53″W / 13.65333°S 49.83139°W / -13.65333; -49.83139
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West Region
State Goiás
Microregion Porangatu Microregion
Area
 • Total 1,628 km2 (629 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,160
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 76555-000

Bonópolis is a municipality in north Goiás state, Brazil. It is largely rural with a substantial cattle herd.

Location[edit]

Bonópolis is surrounded by the following municipalities:

The economy[edit]

The main economic activities are cattle raising (134,000 head in 2006) and plantations of rice (1,560 tons in 650 hectares planted), sugarcane, manioc (2,400 tons in 150 hectares planted), corn (1800 tons in 600 hectares planted), and soybeans (4,050 tons in 1,500 hectares planted. In 2006 there were 402 farms with a total area of 198,313 hectares, of which 2,074 hectares were planted. Farming occupied around 1,200 workers. Most of the farms were involved in livestock raising. There were no banks in 2007.

Health and education[edit]

There were 4 schools with 1,113 students in 2006. Bonópolis is one of the poorest municipalities in the state with a Municipal Human Development Index rating of 0.683

  • State ranking: 222 (out of 242 municipalities)
  • National ranking: 3255 (out of 5507 municipalities)

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