Bonfinópolis

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Bonfinópolis
Municipality
Location in Goiás  state
Location in Goiás state
Bonfinópolis is located in Brazil
Bonfinópolis
Bonfinópolis
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 16°37′02″S 48°57′36″W / 16.61722°S 48.96000°W / -16.61722; -48.96000Coordinates: 16°37′02″S 48°57′36″W / 16.61722°S 48.96000°W / -16.61722; -48.96000
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West Region
State Goiás
Microregion Goiânia Microregion
Area
 • Total 122.2 km2 (47.2 sq mi)
Elevation 948 m (3,110 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 6,744
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 75195-000

Bonfinópolis is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil. It is located a short distance east of Goiânia and is part of the Goiânia metropolitan area.

The distance to Goiânia is 33 km. and connections are made by BR-457 / GO-010.

Neighboring municipalities are:

Population and Political Data[edit]

  • Population density in 2007: 55.16 inhab/km²
  • Population growth rate from 2001-2007: 3.35.%
  • Population in 1980: 3,324
  • Population in 1991: 4,303
  • Urban population in 2007: 6,167
  • Rural population in 2007: 577
  • Eligible voters in 12/2007: 5,764
  • City government: mayor (Antônio das Graças Filho), vice-mayor (Lázaro da Silva Borges), and 09 councilpersons

Economy[edit]

The economy is based on cattle raising (11800 head in 2006), milk production, agriculture, commerce, public administration, and small transformation industries. There was modest production of oranges, coffee, manioc, rice, and tomatoes. (IBGE 2006)

Health[edit]

  • infant mortality in 2000: 27.7
  • infant mortality in 1990: 28.5
  • hospitals: 01 (2007)
  • hospital beds: 20
  • doctors / nurses / dentists in the public system: 08 / 01 / 0 (2002)

Education[edit]

  • literacy rate in 2000: 85.5
  • literacy rate in 1991: 74.0
  • school enrollment in 2006: 2,016 in 4 schools

(IBGE 2006)

  • HDI: 0.723
  • State ranking: 163 out of 242 municipalities
  • National ranking: 2,557 out of 5,507 municipalities

For the complete list see [1]

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