Granito

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Granito
Município de Granito
Municipality
Location of Granito in Pernambuco
Location of Granito in Pernambuco
Granito is located in Brazil
Granito
Granito
Location of Granito in Brazil
Coordinates: 07°42′57″S 39°36′54″W / 7.71583°S 39.61500°W / -7.71583; -39.61500Coordinates: 07°42′57″S 39°36′54″W / 7.71583°S 39.61500°W / -7.71583; -39.61500
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira de Pernambuco.svg Pernambuco
Founded March 1, 1890
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Carlos Pereira (PDT, 2013–2016)
Area
 • Total 522 km2 (202 sq mi)
Elevation 447 m (1,467 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 7,251
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Granitense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Website granito.pe.gov.br

Granito (Granite) is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. The population in 2009, according with IBGE was 7,251 inhabitants and the total area is 522 square kilometres (202 sq mi).[1]

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Granito are based in agribusiness, especially creation of cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys, chickens; and plantations of corn.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [2] GDP x(1000 R$).[3] GDP pc (R$) PE
6.944 19.682 2.985 0.033%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
16.28% 7.69% 76.03%

Health Indicators[edit]

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HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.597 1 20 28.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Granito" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatstica. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  2. ^ http://www.ibge.gov.br/home/estatistica/populacao/estimativa2009/POP2009_DOU.pdfIBGE Population Granito 2009, page 33
  3. ^ Granito 2007 GDP IBGE page 30 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ PE State site - City by city profile