Ribeirão, Pernambuco

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Ribeirão is a city located in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located at 87 km away from Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco. Has an estimated (Ibge 2009) population of 39,317 inhabitants.



The main economic activities in Ribeirão are based in the metallurgy industry, commerce and agribusiness, especially sugarcane, bananas, manioc; and livestock such as cattle, buffalos, goats and sheep.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
39,317 145.061 3.743 0.25%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
11.11% 18.72% 70.17%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.658 2 118 26.9


Coordinates: 8°30′50″S 35°22′40″W / 8.51389°S 35.37778°W / -8.51389; -35.37778