Firmino Alves

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Firmino Alves
Município de Firmino Alves
Location of Firmino Alves in Bahia
Location of Firmino Alves in Bahia
Firmino Alves is located in Brazil
Firmino Alves
Firmino Alves
Location of Firmino Alves in Brazil
Coordinates: 14°59′06″S 39°55′26″W / 14.98500°S 39.92389°W / -14.98500; -39.92389Coordinates: 14°59′06″S 39°55′26″W / 14.98500°S 39.92389°W / -14.98500; -39.92389
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
Founded August 27, 1962
 • Mayor Lero Cunha (PSB, 2013-2016)
 • Total 172.35 km2 (66.54 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 5,766
 • Density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Firmino-alvense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
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Firmino Alves is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. It covers 172.35 km2 (66.54 sq mi), and has a population of 5,766 with a population density of 1.28 inhabitants per square kilometer. Remanso was originally inhabited by indigenous people of the Baiana or Paraguaçu ethnic group. Leonel Vieira Lima started a manioc farm and flour factory in 1935. Other families followed and formed the village Itamirim in 1938. Firmino Alves became an independent municipality on August 27, 1962 when it was separated from the municipality of Ibicaraí. It consists of two districts: Firmino Alves, the municipal seat, and Itaiá.[1]

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  1. ^ "Firmino Alves" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-14.