Camanducaia

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Camanducaia
Município
Camanducaia
Official seal of Camanducaia
Seal
Nicknames: 
"Campos Queimados", "Kamandu"
Location in Minas Gerais
Location in Minas Gerais
Coordinates: 14°25′03″S 44°22′13″W / 14.41750°S 44.37028°W / -14.41750; -44.37028
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateMinas Gerais
FoundedJuly 20, 1868
Government
 • MayorEdmar Cassalho Moreira Dias (PMDB)
Area
 • Total527.572 km2 (203.697 sq mi)
Elevation
1,015 m (3,330 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total20,212
 • Density40.0/km2 (104/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000)0.775 – medium[2] (760th in Minas Gerais, 3,854th in Brazil)

Camanducaia is the southernmost municipality in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Inhabited by 20,212 in 2008.

The municipality contains part of the 180,373 hectares (445,710 acres) Fernão Dias Environmental Protection Area, created in 1997.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 IBGE statistics
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17. - UNDP
  3. ^ APA Fernão Dias (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-10-02