Carutapera

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Carutapera
Municipality
The Municipality of
Carutapera
Location of Carutapera
Location of Carutapera
Coordinates: 01°11′42″S 46°01′12″W / 1.19500°S 46.02000°W / -1.19500; -46.02000Coordinates: 01°11′42″S 46°01′12″W / 1.19500°S 46.02000°W / -1.19500; -46.02000
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira do Maranhão.svg Maranhão
Founded June 3, 1935
Government
 • Mayor Vitoria da Gloria de Oliveira Borges Alves
Area
 • Total 1,255.555 km2 (484.772 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 20,905
 • Density 16.4/km2 (42/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.571 – medium[2]
Website www.carutapera.ma.gov.br

Carutapera is the northernmost city in the Brazilian state of Maranhão.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  - UNDP