Riacho das Almas

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Riacho das Almas
City
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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
Area
 • Total 313.99 km2 (121.23 sq mi)
Elevation 407 m (1,335 ft)
Population
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

City overview after the rainy season

Economy[edit]

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

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