Mucuri

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Mucuri
Municipality
The Municipality of Mucuri
Costa Dourada beach and its cliffs: the first beach in Bahia from south to north.
Costa Dourada beach and its cliffs: the first beach in Bahia from south to north.
Location in Bahia
Location in Bahia
Coordinates: 18°05′09″S 39°33′03″W / 18.08583°S 39.55083°W / -18.08583; -39.55083Coordinates: 18°05′09″S 39°33′03″W / 18.08583°S 39.55083°W / -18.08583; -39.55083
CountryBrazil
RegionNortheast
StateBahia
Founded1938
Government
 • MayorJose Carlos Simões (Dr Carlos) (PDT)
Area
 • Total1,774.763 km2 (685.240 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total42,072
 • Density20.1/km2 (52/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000)0.626 – medium[2]

Mucuri is a city in the state of Bahia in Brazil. The estimated population in 2017 is 42,072 inhabitants. It is the southernmost city in Bahia as well as Brazil's Northeast region, and the only one from that state to border Espírito Santo.

The city contains part of the 1,503.75 hectares (3,715.8 acres) Córrego Grande Biological Reserve. The climate is tropical, warm and mostly humid, with one or two dry months. Average annual temperature is 22 to 24 °C (72 to 75 °F), and average annual rainfall is 1,250 to 1,500 millimetres (49 to 59 in).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2008 statistics
  2. ^ [1] UNDP
  3. ^ "Reserva Biológica do Córrego Grande", Viarural (in Portuguese), retrieved 2016-04-15