Miracema

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Miracema
Municipality
Município de Miracema
Flag of Miracema
Flag
Official seal of Miracema
Seal
Location of Miracema in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Location of Miracema in the state of Rio de Janeiro
Miracema is located in Brazil
Miracema
Miracema
Location of Miracema in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°24′43″S 42°11′49″W / 21.41194°S 42.19694°W / -21.41194; -42.19694Coordinates: 21°24′43″S 42°11′49″W / 21.41194°S 42.19694°W / -21.41194; -42.19694
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg Rio de Janeiro
Government
 • PrefeitoClovis Tostes de Barros (PP)
Area
 • Total303.353 km2 (117.125 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (449 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total26,829
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
Website[1]

Miracema (Portuguese pronunciation: [miɾɐˈsemɐ]) is a municipality located in the Rio de Janeiro state's northwestern region, bordering Minas Gerais state, Brazil and with a population of 26,829 inhabitants living in an area of 302.5 km². Its main economic activities are agriculture and milk production.

History[edit]

In the early 20th century, coffee was the city's most important economic activity, and Rio de Janeiro state was the greatest coffee producer of the country.

Sports[edit]

Brazilian football manager Aymoré Moreira, and his brothers, Zezé Moreira and Ayrton Moreira, who were also managers, were born in the city. Miracema Futebol Clube is a city's football club.

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