Lagoa do Mato, Maranhão

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Lagoa do Mato
Municipality
The Municipality of Lagoa do Mato
Nickname(s): "A Princesinha do Médio Sertão" (The Little Princess of the Middle Countryside)
Motto(s): Lagoa do Mato seguindo em frente (Lagoa do Mato Carrying On)
Location of Lagoa do Mato in the State of Maranhão
Location of Lagoa do Mato in the State of Maranhão
Coordinates: 06°02′49″S 43°31′33″W / 6.04694°S 43.52583°W / -6.04694; -43.52583Coordinates: 06°02′49″S 43°31′33″W / 6.04694°S 43.52583°W / -6.04694; -43.52583
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Maranhão
Founded November 10, 1994
Government
 • Mayor Aluízio Coelho Duarte (DEM)
Area
 • Total 1,288.863 km2 (497.633 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 10,955
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
  [2]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.550 – medium[3]
Website www.lagoadomato.ma.gov.br

Lagoa do Mato is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil.

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  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2007-01-09.
  2. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  3. ^ [1] Archived 2009-10-03 at the Wayback Machine. UNDP