Laranjeiras, Sergipe

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Laranjeiras

Município de Laranjeiras
Historic street along Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Laranjeiras Campus
Historic street along Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Laranjeiras Campus
Flag of Laranjeiras
Flag
Official seal of Laranjeiras
Seal
Location of Laranjeiras in Sergipe
Location of Laranjeiras in Sergipe
Laranjeiras is located in Brazil
Laranjeiras
Laranjeiras
Location of Laranjeiras in Brazil
Coordinates: 10°48′21″S 37°10′12″W / 10.80583°S 37.17000°W / -10.80583; -37.17000Coordinates: 10°48′21″S 37°10′12″W / 10.80583°S 37.17000°W / -10.80583; -37.17000
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira de Sergipe.svg Sergipe
FoundedAugust 7, 1832
Government
 • MayorJose de Araujo Leite Neto
Area
 • Total162.27 km2 (62.65 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total29,418
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Laranjeirense
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
Websitelaranjeiras.se.io.org.br

Laranjeiras (English: Orange trees) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Sergipe. Its population was 29,418 (2016) and covers 162.27 km2 (62.65 sq mi). Laranjeiras has a population density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometer. Laranjeiras is located 19 km (12 mi) from the state capital of Sergipe, Aracaju.[1] It borders the municipalities of Riachuelo, Areia Branca, Nossa Senhora do Socorro, São Cristóvão, Maruim, and Santo Amaro das Brotas, all within the state of Sergipe. The municipality contains part of the Serra de Itabaiana National Park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laranjeiras" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-21.
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Parque Nacional da Serra de Itabaiana (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-03