Conselheiro Lafaiete

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Conselheiro Lafaiete

Municipality of Minas Gerais
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Flag of Conselheiro Lafaiete
Official seal of Conselheiro Lafaiete
Location in the state of Minas Gerais and Brazil
Location in the state of Minas Gerais and Brazil
Conselheiro Lafaiete is located in Brazil
Conselheiro Lafaiete
Conselheiro Lafaiete
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°39′36″S 43°47′09″W / 20.66000°S 43.78583°W / -20.66000; -43.78583Coordinates: 20°39′36″S 43°47′09″W / 20.66000°S 43.78583°W / -20.66000; -43.78583
 • Total370.246 km2 (142.953 sq mi)
995 m (3,264 ft)
(2018 est.[2])
 • Total127,539
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2

Conselheiro Lafaiete is a city of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was known as Queluz until 1934, when it was renamed by decree, as a tribute to Counselor Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira

It is situated 96 km south from Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais, in one of the most important economic areas of Brazil. The population was 127,539 inhabitants, in 2018.[2] It is one of the most populated cities of MG.[3]

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  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (in Portuguese). 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2019. 2018 Area Total
  2. ^ a b "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  3. ^ "Resident population, by sex and urban or rural situation, resident population 10 years old and over, total, literate and literacy rate, in accordance to municipalities" (Table). Censo Demográfico 2000. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Retrieved 2007-09-02.