Glória, Bahia

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Glória

Município de Glória
Location of Glória in Bahia
Location of Glória in Bahia
Glória is located in Brazil
Glória
Glória
Location of Glória in Brazil
Coordinates: 09°20′20″S 38°15′25″W / 9.33889°S 38.25694°W / -9.33889; -38.25694Coordinates: 09°20′20″S 38°15′25″W / 9.33889°S 38.25694°W / -9.33889; -38.25694
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
FoundedMay 1, 1886
Government
 • MayorEna Vilma Pereira de Souza Negromonte (PP, 2013-2016)
Area
 • Total1,255.56 km2 (484.77 sq mi)
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total16,039
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gloriense
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
Websitegloria.ba.leg.br

Glória is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. Glória covers 1,255.56 km2 (484.77 sq mi), and has a population of 16,039 with a population density of 13 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is located on the border of the states of Bahia, Pernambuco, and Alagoas on the banks of the Moxito River, now a lake as the result of the construction of Moxito Hydroelectric Power Plant.[1]

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  1. ^ "Glória" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-19.