Itatiaiuçu

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Itatiaiuçu
Municipality
Flag of Itatiaiuçu
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Official seal of Itatiaiuçu
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Itatiaiuçu is located in Brazil
Itatiaiuçu
Itatiaiuçu
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°11′49″S 44°25′15″W / 20.19694°S 44.42083°W / -20.19694; -44.42083
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Minas Gerais
Mesoregion Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)

Itatiaiuçu is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Nestled amidst the Ridge Mountains, on the slopes of the Sierra Itatiaiuçu in Metal Zone, the municipality with 267 square kilometers, whose main economic activity is the mining of iron. It is also great horticultural producer and also has beef and dairy cattle. In a temperate climate tending to the cold, the host city is 890 meters above sea level and is 70 kilometers from Belo Horizonte, located along the BR-381 (Fernão Dias Highway) connecting the Minas Gerais state to the state of São Paulo.

The municipality is divided into eight villages and two districts: Santa Terezinha de Minas and Pinheiros.

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  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 

Coordinates: 20°12′S 44°25′W / 20.200°S 44.417°W / -20.200; -44.417