Nobres

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Nobres
Municipality
Location in Mato Grosso  state
Location in Mato Grosso state
Nobres is located in Brazil
Nobres
Nobres
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 14°44′S 56°20′W / 14.733°S 56.333°W / -14.733; -56.333Coordinates: 14°44′S 56°20′W / 14.733°S 56.333°W / -14.733; -56.333
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West Region
State Mato Grosso
Population
 • Total 12,009
Time zone BRT-1/BRST-1 (UTC-4/-3)

Nobres is a city in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. It is located approximately 140 kilometers from Cuiabá on the south slopes of the Serra Azul.

Tourists are encouraged to visit the region for its beautiful waterways and limestone caves.[1] The rock deposits in the area have also been used to study post-glacial carbonates.[2] The municipality contains most of the 11,328 hectares (27,990 acres) Águas do Cuiabá Ecological Station, a fully protected conservation unit in the cerrado biome.[3]

Population: 12,009 [4]

The local currency is the Real.

The two major religious faiths are Roman Catholic and Protestant.[5]

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