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
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bahia
Founded 1938
Government
 • Mayor Jose Carlos Simões (Dr Carlos) (PDT)
Area
 • Total 1,774.763 km2 (685.240 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 34,836
 • Density 20.1/km2 (52/sq mi)
  [1]
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.626 – medium[2]

Mucuri is a municipality in the state of Bahia in Brazil. The estimated population in 2008 was 34,836 inhabitants. It is the southernmost city in Bahia, and the only one from that state to border Espírito Santo.

The municipality 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