Cidade do algodão (City of the cotton)
Guanambi in a Bahia map.
|Founded||August 14, 1919|
|• Mayor||Sabrina (PSB)|
|• Total||1,272.367 km2 (491.264 sq mi)|
|Elevation||525 m (1,722 ft)|
|• Density||60.56/km2 (156.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
Guanambi is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil, with an area of 1,272.367 km², and with 84,645 inhabitants in 2013, according to estimates by the IBGE, making it the 20th most populous municipality of Bahia. It was founded in 1919 and Jairo Magalhães is its current mayor.
It is 796 km (approximately 498 miles) south-west of Salvador, the capital being connected by the roads BR-030, BR-262 and BR-324, representing a strong influence in the commercial. The city is served by Guanambi Airport, and it is home of the largest wind complex in Latin America.
- "IBGE :: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística". IBGE (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 28, 2017.
- "Estimativas de População - 2015" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 28, 2017.
- "Inaugurado na Bahia o Maior Complexo Eólico da América Latina" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
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