Campo Belo

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Campo Belo
View of Campo Belo's main square
View of Campo Belo's main square
Flag of Campo Belo
Flag
Official seal of Campo Belo
Seal
Motto(s): Portuguese: União, Ordem e Progresso (Union, Order and Progress)
Location in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Campo Belo is located in Brazil
Campo Belo
Campo Belo
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°53′49″S 45°16′37″W / 20.89694°S 45.27694°W / -20.89694; -45.27694Coordinates: 20°53′49″S 45°16′37″W / 20.89694°S 45.27694°W / -20.89694; -45.27694
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Minas Gerais
Mesoregion West of Minas Gerais
Microregion Campo Belo
Founded 1879
Government
 • Mayor Tulio Miguel
Area
 • Total 526,753 km2 (203,380 sq mi)
Elevation 945.0 m (3,100.4 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 52,631
 • Density 97.58/km2 (252.7/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Campo-belense[2]
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
HDI (2010) [3] 0.711
Website Campo Belo, Minas Gerais

Campo Belo (Portuguese for "beautiful field") is a city located in Minas Gerais state, in Brazil. The estimated population in 2006 was 52.631 inhabitants, and the total area of the municipality was 526,753 square kilometres (203,380 sq mi). It was founded in 1879.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Campo Belo's climate can be classified as tropical altitude, with yearly average temperature of 23.5 °C (74.3 °F). The Köppen climate classification of the region is Cwa (Tropical on high altitudes, humid/warm summer and a dry/cool winter).

Campo Belo
Climate chart (explanation)
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Precipitation totals in mm
Source: MSN Weather

Soil[edit]

  • Silic - Clay.

Topography[edit]

  • Plain : 15%
  • Waivy : 55%
  • Mountain: 30%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estimativas das Populações Residentes, em 01.07.2006, Segundo os Municípios" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IBGE. Retrieved 2006-09-01. 
  2. ^ "IBGE - Cidades@". O Brasil Município por Município. Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Retrieved 2015-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" [Ranking of HDI-M of Brazilian Municipalities] (PDF) (in Portuguese). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 2010. Retrieved 2013-08-03.