Espinosa, Minas Gerais
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Location in Minas Gerais state
|• Total||1,869 km2 (722 sq mi)|
|• Density||17/km2 (45/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)|
The municipality contains part of the 53,264 hectares (131,620 acres) Caminho dos Gerais State Park, created in 2007. Espinosa belongs to the IBGE microregion of Janaúba. It is connected to that city by BR-122. It is a short distance south of the boundary with the state of Bahia.
The main economic activities are cattle raising, small transformation industries, and agriculture. In 2006, there were 32,000 head of cattle. The main agricultural crops were cotton, sugarcane, corn, and sorghum. In 2007 there were two financial institutions. The GDP (2005)was R$ 84,238,000. There was one hospital with 32 beds (2005). There were 1,485 automobiles in 2007, a ratio of one automobile for every 21 inhabitants.
Municipal Human Development Index
- MHDI: .657 (2000)
- State ranking: 721 out of 853 municipalities
- National ranking: 3,661 out of 5,138 municipalities
- Life expectancy: 67
- Literacy rate: 70 For the complete list see Frigoletto
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