Machados

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Machados
City
Machados is located in Brazil
Machados
Machados
Machados located in Brazil Map
Coordinates: 7°41′09″S 35°30′54″W / 7.68583°S 35.515°W / -7.68583; -35.515Coordinates: 7°41′09″S 35°30′54″W / 7.68583°S 35.515°W / -7.68583; -35.515
Country Brazil Brazil
State Pernambuco
Region Agreste
Area
 • Total 56.96 km2 (21.99 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 • Total 11,802

Machados (population 11.802) is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco. It lies in the mesoregion of Agreste of Pernambuco and has an area of 56.96 square kilometres (21.99 square miles). It is the largest producer of bananas of the state, with over than 21.000 ton.

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Machados are related with commerce and agribusiness, especially bananas, sugarcane and cattle.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
11.802 39.772 3.566 0.07%

Economy by Sector (2006)

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
28.49% 7.39% 64.12%

Health Indicators[edit]

HDI (2000)[3] Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.601 1 9 23.6

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Machados is twinned with:

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