Riacho das Almas

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Riacho das Almas
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Riacho das Almas is located in Brazil
Riacho das Almas
Riacho das Almas
Riacho das Almas located in Brazil Map
Coordinates: 8°8′S 35°52′W / 8.133°S 35.867°W / -8.133; -35.867Coordinates: 8°8′S 35°52′W / 8.133°S 35.867°W / -8.133; -35.867
Country Brazil Brazil
State Pernambuco
Region Agreste
 • Total 313.99 km2 (121.23 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
 • Total 18,930
Our Lady of Conceição Church

Riacho das Almas (population 18.930) is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco. It lies in the mesoregion of Agreste of Pernambuco and has 313.99 sq/km of total area.


City overview after the rainy season


The main economic activities in Riacho das Almas are related with textile industry and agribusiness, especially creations of cattle, goats, sheeps, pigs, chickens; and plantations of pineapples and manioc.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
18.930 62.157 3.402 0.10%

Economy by Sector (2006)

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
12.00% 9.46% 78.54%

Health Indicators[edit]

HDI (2000)[3] Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.609 1 29 10.3