Dores do Rio Preto

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Dores do Rio Preto
Municipality
The Municipality of Dores do Rio Preto
Location of Dores do Rio Preto in the State of Espírito Santo
Location of Dores do Rio Preto in the State of Espírito Santo
Coordinates: 20°41′20″S 41°50′42″W / 20.68889°S 41.84500°W / -20.68889; -41.84500Coordinates: 20°41′20″S 41°50′42″W / 20.68889°S 41.84500°W / -20.68889; -41.84500
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira do Espírito Santo.svg Espírito Santo
Founded April 7, 1964
Government
 • Mayor Cláudia Martins Bastos (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 153.106 km2 (59.115 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 6,288
 • Density 44.9/km2 (116/sq mi)
  [2]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.674 – medium[3]

Dores do Rio Preto is the westernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Its population was 6,288 (2008) and its area is 153.106 km². The village Pedras Meninas in Dores is the location for the entrance to Caparaó National Park and the Pico da Bandeira from Espirito Santo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  2. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  UNDP