Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul

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Município de Jardim
municipality
Flag of Município de Jardim
Flag
Official seal of Município de Jardim
Seal
Nickname(s): A Capital do Sudoeste
Location in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Country Brazil Brazil
Region Center-West
State Mato Grosso do Sul
Founded 1945
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Américo Grubert (PSDB)
Area
 • municipality 2.201.725 km2 (0.850 sq mi)
Elevation 259 m (850 ft)
Population (2008)
 • municipality 2.042
 • Density 10.58/km2 (27.4/sq mi)
 • Urban 87%
Time zone UTC-4 (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.774 – medium
Website Jardim, MS

Jardim is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 24,042 (2008) and its area is 2,202 km².[1]

The municipality holds the Buraco das Araras Private Natural Heritage Reserve, whose main feature is the huge sinkhole named the Buraco das Araras.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ Buraco das Araras (in Portuguese), Buraco das Araras, retrieved 2016-05-09 

Coordinates: 21°28′48″S 56°8′16″W / 21.48000°S 56.13778°W / -21.48000; -56.13778