Cassilândia

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The Municipality of
Cassilândia
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Location of Cassilândia
Location of Cassilândia
Coordinates: 19°06′46″S 51°44′02″W / 19.11278°S 51.73389°W / -19.11278; -51.73389Coordinates: 19°06′46″S 51°44′02″W / 19.11278°S 51.73389°W / -19.11278; -51.73389
Country Brazil
RegionCentral-West
State Mato Grosso do Sul
Government
 • MayorJosé Donizete (PT)
Area
 • Total3,649.83 km2 (2,267.899 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1.542 ft)
Population
(2008/IBGE)
 • Total21,546
 • Density5.9/km2 (3.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (UTC-3)
Postal Code
59540-000
HDI (PNUD/2000)0.775 – medium
WebsiteCassilândia, Mato Grosso do Sul

Cassilândia is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 21,491 (2013) and its area is 3,650 km².[1]

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Cassilândia is located in the northeastern part of the state, in the border with Goiás State and is surrounded by beautiful landscapes. It has an international airport and two universities, a private and a state one. The city is known by its famous rodeo party which takes place in late July, early August.

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.