Microregion of Catalão

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Catalão
Microregion
Location in Goias state
Location in Goias state
Country Brazil
State Goiás
Mesoregion Sul Goiano
Municipalities 11
Area
 • Total 15,239 km2 (5,884 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 131,741
 • Density 8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)

The Catalão Microregion is a statistical microregion created by IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística) in south-eastern Goiás state, Brazil. A region of rolling hills and flatlands with extensive cattle raising and soybean plantations. The regional center, Catalão, is growing fast with important industries being installed in the area. The GDP of this region represented almost 5% of the state GDP in 2003.

Municipalities[edit]

The microregion consists of the following municipalities:[1]

Municipality Area (km²) Inhabitants in 2007, July GDP (R$ 1.000,00) in 2003
Anhanguera 57 914 4,282
Campo Alegre de Goiás 2,463 4,522 108,251
Catalão 3,778 71,680 1,900,010
Corumbaíba 1,482 7,487 129,590
Cumari 580 3,269 21,251
Davinópolis 520 2,029 13,393
Goiandira 561 4,671 25,555
Ipameri 4,369 23,984 304,634
Nova Aurora 303 1,988 11,845
Ouvidor 414 4,691 84,420
Três Ranchos 282 3,253 12,633
Municipalities of Catalão Microregion, in Goiás, BrasilIBGE.

Population figures are from 2007.

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Coordinates: 18°10′12″S 47°56′31″W / 18.17000°S 47.94194°W / -18.17000; -47.94194