Olho d'Água do Casado

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Olho d'Água do Casado
Municipality
Location of Olho d'Água do Casado in Alagoas
Location of Olho d'Água do Casado in Alagoas
Olho d'Água do Casado is located in Brazil
Olho d'Água do Casado
Olho d'Água do Casado
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 9°32′10″S 37°17′38″W / 9.536°S 37.294°W / -9.536; -37.294Coordinates: 9°32′10″S 37°17′38″W / 9.536°S 37.294°W / -9.536; -37.294
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Alagoas
Area
 • Total 323 km2 (125 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,463
Time zone UTC−03:00

Olho d'Água do Casado is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population is 7,463 (2005) and its area is 323 square kilometres (125 sq mi).[1]

The municipality holds part of the 26,736 hectares (66,070 acres) Rio São Francisco Natural Monument, which protects the spectacular canyons of the São Francisco River between the Paulo Afonso Hydroelectric Complex and the Xingó Dam.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ Unidade de Conservação: Monumento Natural do Rio São Francisco (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-05-21