São João, Pernambuco

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Location of São João within Pernambuco.

São João is a city located in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located at 240 km away from Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco. Has an estimated (Ibge 2009) population of 22.287 inhabitants.



The main economic activities in São João are based in agribusiness, especially beans, manioc; and livestock such as cattle, sheep and chickens.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
22.287 73.978 3.521 0.12%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
24.35% 7.50% 68.15%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.593 1 39 25.8


Coordinates: 8°52′33″S 36°22′01″W / 8.87583°S 36.36694°W / -8.87583; -36.36694