Dirceu Arcoverde

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Dirceu Arcoverde
Bom Jardim
Municipality
View of the south side of town
View of the south side of town
Flag of Dirceu Arcoverde
Flag
Official seal of Dirceu Arcoverde
Seal
Nickname(s): Arcoverdino
Motto: Towards development
Piaui Municip DirceuArcoverde.svg
Country  Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Piauí
Mesoregion Sudoeste Piauiense
Integrated territory Serra da Capivara
Time zone UTC -3

Dirceu Arcoverde is a municipality in the state of Piauí in the Northeast region of Brazil.[1][2]

It is a city of medium development of the State of Piauí semiarid region and is situated in the south of the Serra da Capivara National Park. The population is very small and most of the residents live in the countryside extensions. In the urban region has just over 2,500 inhabitants.[3]

The municipal seat, the city of Dirceu Arcoverde or Bom Jardim - as it is affectionately called by local residents, is at an altitude of 740 meters above sea level and is considered one of the urban areas at higher altitude in the state of Piauí.[4]

The weather is warm and seasonal. Summer and fall are humid and rainy seasons, as the winter and spring are dry and no rainfall stations. The average annual temperature is 75.2 °F and late spring is the hottest period of the year.[5]

The largest natural and cultural heritage of the city are living landscapes of Serra Brothers and religious chapel of Senhor do Bonfim, with over a century of history.

Urbanization[edit]

In general, the city of Dirceu Arcoverde has more than 50% of its neighborhoods with cobblestone paving and street lighting, however, in almost all the city there is no basic sanitation plan.[6]

The city does not have a plan urban planning, however, the irregularity of the streets and avenues still does not compromise the traffic flow, but does not favor the movement of pedestrians or cyclists.

The urban area of the city of Dirceu Arcoverde consists of the following neighborhoods:

  • Allotment Almir Paes Ribeiro
  • Allotment Altiplano North
  • Center
  • Dona Cotinha
  • Good garden
  • Good view
  • Lagoa da Onça
  • Santa Luzia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Climate date 1979-2015" (in Portuguese). Site Climate (pt). Retrieved May 5, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Development plan for the Parnaíba Basin (pt)" (PDF). Codevasf. Retrieved March 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)


Coordinates: 9°20′16″S 42°25′40″W / 9.33778°S 42.4278°W / -9.33778; -42.4278