Carrancas, Minas Gerais

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Location of Carrancas within Minas Gerais

Carrancas is a Brazilian municipality located in the south of the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion of Campo das Vertentes and to the microregion of Lavras. In 2007 the population was 4,017 in a total area of 728 km².

Carrancas lies on a railroad line and is connected to the regional center, Lavras, by dirt roads. The main agricultural products are sugarcane, coffee, bananas, and corn.

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Coordinates: 21°30′S 44°39′W / 21.500°S 44.650°W / -21.500; -44.650