São Francisco do Conde

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São Francisco do Conde
Município de São Francisco do Conde
Municipality
Location of São Francisco do Conde in Bahia
Location of São Francisco do Conde in Bahia
São Francisco do Conde is located in Brazil
São Francisco do Conde
São Francisco do Conde
Location of São Francisco do Conde in Brazil
Coordinates: 12°39′S 38°41′W / 12.650°S 38.683°W / -12.650; -38.683Coordinates: 12°39′S 38°41′W / 12.650°S 38.683°W / -12.650; -38.683
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
Founded 1697
Government
 • Mayor Evandro Almeida1 (2013–2016)
Area
 • Total 262.856 km2 (101.489 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 38,838
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s) franciscano
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Website saofranciscodoconde.ba.gov.br

São Francisco do Conde is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. São Francisco do Conde covers 262.856 km2 (101.489 sq mi), and has a population of 38,838 with a population density of 150 inhabitants per square kilometer.[1] It is located 67 kilometres (42 mi) from the state capital of Salvador. According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics São Francisco do Conde has the highest concentration of Brazilians of African descent (90%) in Bahia.[2]

São Francisco do Conde is home to Campus dos Malês, one of the campuses of the University of International Integration of African-Brazilian Lusophony. The campus opened in 2013.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "São Francisco do Conde" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatstica. 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Campus dos Malês" (in Portuguese). Redenção, CE, Brazil: Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira. 2014. Retrieved 2015-07-21.