Faxinal dos Guedes

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"Município de Faxinal dos Guedes"
Municipality of Faxinal dos Guedes'
Municipality
Official seal of "Município de Faxinal dos Guedes"Municipality of Faxinal dos Guedes'
Seal
Location in the state of Santa Catarina
Location in the state of Santa Catarina
Country  Brazil
Region South
State Santa Catarina
Mesoregion West of Santa Catarina
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
Area
 • Total 105 sq mi (273 km2)
Elevation 3,297 ft (1,005 m)
Population (2016)
 • Total 10 758
 • Density 8,130/sq mi (31,38/km2)
Time zone UTC -3
Postal Code (CEP) 89694-000
Area code(s) (+55) 49
Website http://www.faxinal.sc.gov.br/

Faxinal dos Guedes is a Brazilian Municipality located in the state of Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil, 495 km away from the capital of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis. Its estimated population in 2016, according to the IBGE, was 10,758 inhabitants. It belongs to the Xanxerê Microregion and the Metropolitan Region of Chapecó, in the Meso-region of Santa Catarina.[1][2][3][4]

Etymology[edit]

The name of Faxinal dos Guedes was born, due to the existence of the Guedes Ramos family, powerful landowners, Antonio José and Estevão Guedes Ramos, hence the name Guedes. As for Faxinal, by the characteristic of the municipality, faxinal forests identified by pastures, interspersed with slender trees. [5]

Geography[edit]

It is located at a latitude 26º51'10'' south and a longitude 52º15'37'' west, being at an altitude of 1005 meters. The area of the municipality is 273 km², with approximately 21 km in elongated form in the north-south direction, while its approximate dimension in the East-West direction is 18 km.[6]

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Illustrious Citizens[edit]

Teori Zavascki, Minister of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court.[8][9]

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. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  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. ^ "Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19. 
  6. ^ "Aspectos Geográficos - Aspectos Geográficos - Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19. 
  7. ^ "Aspectos Geográficos - Aspectos Geográficos - Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19. 
  8. ^ "Mãe e irmã lembram infância do ministro em Faxinal dos Guedes | clicRBS Chapecó". wp.clicrbs.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-19. 
  9. ^ "Notícias STF :: STF - Supremo Tribunal Federal". www.stf.jus.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-19. 

Coordinates: 26°53′S 52°14′W / 26.883°S 52.233°W / -26.883; -52.233