Carinhanha

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Carinhanha
Município de Carinhanha
Municipality
Carinhanha Square
Carinhanha Square
Official seal of Carinhanha
Seal
Location of Carinhanha in Bahia
Location of Carinhanha in Bahia
Carinhanha is located in Brazil
Carinhanha
Carinhanha
Location of Carinhanha in the Brazil
Coordinates: 14°18′18″S 43°45′54″W / 14.30500°S 43.76500°W / -14.30500; -43.76500Coordinates: 14°18′18″S 43°45′54″W / 14.30500°S 43.76500°W / -14.30500; -43.76500
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
FoundedAugust 17, 1932
Government
 • MayorPaulo Elisio Cotrim (2013-2016)
Area
 • Total2,529.45 km2 (976.63 sq mi)
Elevation440 m (1,440 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total29,864
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carinhanhense
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
Websitecarinhanha.ba.gov.br

Carinhanha is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. Carinhanha covers 2,529.45 km2 (976.63 sq mi), and has a population of 29,864 with a population density of 12 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is located on the banks of the Rio São Francisco and the Carinhanha River, which also forms the border of the state of Minas Gerais.[1]

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  1. ^ "Carinhanha" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-14.