Entre Rios de Minas

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Entre Rios de Minas
Senador Ribeiro Square
Senador Ribeiro Square
Flag of Entre Rios de Minas
Flag
Official seal of Entre Rios de Minas
Seal
Nickname(s): Portuguese: Mesopotâmia Mineira (Mesopotamia of Minas Gerais)
Motto: Latin: Duco in Altum (Led to the height)
Location in Minas Gerais
Location in Minas Gerais
Entre Rios de Minas is located in Brazil
Entre Rios de Minas
Entre Rios de Minas
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°40′15″S 44°03′57″W / 20.67083°S 44.06583°W / -20.67083; -44.06583Coordinates: 20°40′15″S 44°03′57″W / 20.67083°S 44.06583°W / -20.67083; -44.06583
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Minas Gerais
Mesoregion Belo Horizonte
Microregion Conselheiro Lafaiete
Settled December 20, 1714
Incorporated (municipality) January 3, 1880
Government
 • Mayor Maria Cristina Mansur Teixeira Resende
Area[1]
 • Total 456.796 km2 (176.370 sq mi)
Elevation 950 m (3,120 ft)
Population (2014)[2]
 • Total 15,034
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
CEP postal code 35490-000
Area code 31
HDI (2010) [3] 0,672
Website Municipality website

Entre Rios de Minas is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Conselheiro Lafaiete.

Entre Rios de Minas is noted as the place of the origin of the Campolina horse breed. Cassiano Campolina of the Fazenda Tanque farm developed the Campolina in 1870 from a mare named "Medéia" and a stallion belonging to Mariano Procópio, who received the stallion from Dom Pedro II.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Área territorial oficial" [Official Territorial Area] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). 2002-10-10. Retrieved 2014-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas de população para 1º de julho de 2014" [Population Estimation as of July 1st 2014] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Retrieved 2014-12-03. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" [Ranking of HDI-M of Brazilian Municipalities] (PDF) (in Portuguese). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 2010. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  4. ^ L.S. de Andrade,(2000)Campolina O Grande Marchador, Um Seculo de selecao, Historic Album, Revista Brasileira do Cavalo de Marcha
  5. ^ "Campolina". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University. August 31, 1998. Retrieved 2015-09-20.