Firminópolis

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Firminópolis
Municipality
Location in Goiás  state
Location in Goiás state
Firminópolis is located in Brazil
Firminópolis
Firminópolis
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 16°34′56″S 50°18′06″W / 16.58222°S 50.30167°W / -16.58222; -50.30167Coordinates: 16°34′56″S 50°18′06″W / 16.58222°S 50.30167°W / -16.58222; -50.30167
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West Region
State Goiás
Microregion Anicuns Microregion
Area
 • Total 407.5 km2 (157.3 sq mi)
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 10,286
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Postal code 76105-000

Firminópolis is a municipality in eastern Goiás state, Brazil.

Location and connections[edit]

Highway connections with Goiânia are made by state highway BR-069 west from Goiânia, through Trindade, Santa Bárbara de Goiás, Turvânia, and then 19 kilometers west to Firminópolis. Neighboring municipalities are Turvânia, Aurilândia, and Turvânia.

Demographic data[edit]

  • Population growth rate 2000/2007: 0.53%
  • Urban population in 2007: 8,212
  • Rural population in 2007: 2,074

Economic data[edit]

The main economic activities were small transformation industries, goods and services, and agricultural production. There were 02 banking institutions: Banco do Brasil S.A. - Banco Itaú S.A. (08/2007) There was 01 dairy: Manoel Pereira Peixoto (05/2006). The cattle herd had 55,0000 head (2006) and the main crops were rice, corn, soybeans, manioc, hearts of palm, and bananas.

Education and health[edit]

  • Literacy rate: 84.1%
  • Infant mortality rate: 18.35 in 1,000 live births
  • Schools: 08 (2006)
  • Students: 2,382
  • Hospitals: 03 (2007) with 69 beds.
  • MHDI: 0.744
  • State ranking: 91 (out of 242 municipalities in 2002)
  • National ranking: 2,039 (out of 5,507 municipalities in 2002)

For the complete list see frigoletto.com.br.

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