Guanambi

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Guanambi
Guanambi
Skyline of Guanambi
Flag of Guanambi
Flag
Official seal of Guanambi
Seal
Nickname(s): Cidade do algodão (City of the cotton)
Guanambi in a Bahia map.
Guanambi in a Bahia map.
Coordinates: 14°13′22″S 42°46′51″W / 14.22278°S 42.78083°W / -14.22278; -42.78083Coordinates: 14°13′22″S 42°46′51″W / 14.22278°S 42.78083°W / -14.22278; -42.78083
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bahia
Demonym guanambiense
Founded August 14, 1919
Government
 • Mayor Charles Fernandes (PP)
Area
 • Total 1,272.367 km2 (491.264 sq mi)
Elevation 525 m (1,722 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 84,645
 • Density 60.56/km2 (156.8/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Website [[1]] (pt)

Guanambi is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil, with an area of 1,272.367 km²,[1] and with 84,645 inhabitants in 2013, according to estimates by the IBGE,[2] making it the 20th most populous municipality of Bahia. It was founded in 1919 and Charles Fernandes is its current mayor.

It's distant 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.[3]

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