Pio IX

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Municipality of Pio IX
Município de Pio IX
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Flag of Municipality of Pio IX
Flag
Official seal of Municipality of Pio IX
Seal
Location in Piauí and Brazil
Location in Piauí and Brazil
Coordinates: 06°50′16″S 40°34′44″W / 6.83778°S 40.57889°W / -6.83778; -40.57889Coordinates: 06°50′16″S 40°34′44″W / 6.83778°S 40.57889°W / -6.83778; -40.57889
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Piauí
Settled January 1, 1939
Government
 • Mayor Jose Mesquita Viana de Andrade (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 1,948.843 km2 (752.452 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m (1,624 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 17,615
 • Density 8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI (2000) 0.572 – medium[2]

Pio IX is the easternmost city in the Brazilian state of Piauí. The city is named after Pope Pius IX.

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