Independência, Ceará

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Independência
Municipality
The Municipality of Independência
Nickname(s): 
"Porronca"
Location of Independência in the State of Ceará
Location of Independência in the State of Ceará
Coordinates: 05°23′45″S 40°18′32″W / 5.39583°S 40.30889°W / -5.39583; -40.30889Coordinates: 05°23′45″S 40°18′32″W / 5.39583°S 40.30889°W / -5.39583; -40.30889
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira do Ceará.svg Ceará
FoundedJuly 24, 1857
Government
 • MayorJosé Valdi Coutinho (PMDB)
Area
 • Total3,218.641 km2 (1,242.724 sq mi)
Elevation
105 m (343 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total25,620
 • Density8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000)0.657 – medium[2]
Websitewww.independencia.ce.gov.br/

Independência is a municipality of the Northeastern state of Ceará in Brazil. It is the fourth largest by area in that state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ [1] Archived 2009-10-03 at the Wayback Machine UNDP