Ouro Branco, Minas Gerais

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Coordinates: 09°10′00″S 37°21′24″W / 9.16667°S 37.35667°W / -9.16667; -37.35667

Location of Ouro Branco within Minas Gerais
Church Matriz de Santo Antônio (1717)

Ouro Branco is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Conselheiro Lafaiete.

The name "Ouro Branco" means "White Gold", as opposed to "Black Gold" - Ouro Preto. The city was an important base on the transportation route from the mines of Minas Gerais to the coast.

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