Itumirim

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Location of Itumirim within Minas Gerais

Itumirim is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion of Campo das Vertentes and to the microregion of Lavras. As of 2010 it has a population of 6,149.[1]

"Itumirim" is a term of Tupi origin meaning "little waterfall."[2][3] It became a municipality by the state Decree Law No. 1058 of December 31, 1943.[4]

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  1. ^ "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 November 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.significadodosnomes.com/cidadesbrasileiras.php
  3. ^ http://www.fflch.usp.br/dlcv/tupi/vocabulario.htm
  4. ^ "Itumirim - Histórico" (PDF). biblioteca.ibge.gov.br. 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 

Coordinates: 21°19′1″S 44°52′15″W / 21.31694°S 44.87083°W / -21.31694; -44.87083