Granja, Ceará

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Granja
Flag of Granja
Flag
Official seal of Granja
Seal
Location of Granja in Ceará
Location of Granja in Ceará
Coordinates: 03°07′12″S 40°49′33″W / 3.12000°S 40.82583°W / -3.12000; -40.82583Coordinates: 03°07′12″S 40°49′33″W / 3.12000°S 40.82583°W / -3.12000; -40.82583
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Ceará
Founded 1776
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Geovane da Rocha Brito
Area
 • Total 2,697.202 km2 (1,041.396 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 53,486
 • Density 19.9/km2 (52/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone AST (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.554 – medium[2]

Granja is the westernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Ceará.

The municipality contains part of the 1,592,550 hectares (3,935,300 acres) Serra da Ibiapaba Environmental Protection Area, created in 1996.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ [1] Archived 2009-10-03 at the Wayback Machine. UNDP
  3. ^ APA Serra da Ibiapaba (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-10