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
Government
 • Mayor Leocir Hanel[1] (PSDB)
Population (2016)
 • Total 14,938
Time zone BRT-1/BRST-1 (UTC-4/-3)
Website Official Website

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.[2] The municipality contains the 12,513 hectares (30,920 acres) Gruta da Lagoa Azul State Park (Cave of the Blue Lagoon State Park), created in 1999.[3] The rock deposits in the area have also been used to study post-glacial carbonates.[4] 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.[5]

Population: 14.938 [6]

The local currency is the Real.

The two major religious faiths are Roman Catholic and Protestant.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nobres.mt.gov.br/Prefeitura/Prefeito/
  2. ^ Nobres Chapada Explorer
  3. ^ PES Gruta da Lagoa Azul (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-08-02 
  4. ^ Chemostratigraphy of Ediacaran Post-Glacial Carbonates Figueiredo M.F. et. al.
  5. ^ ESEC Águas do Cuiabá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-05-24 
  6. ^ "IBGE | Cidades | Mato Grosso | Nobres | Estimativa da População 2016". cidades.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-06-29. 
  7. ^ Collins Maps information page