Salgueiro

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Salgueiro
Municipality
Salgueiro is located in Brazil
Salgueiro
Salgueiro
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°4′27″S 39°7′9″W / 8.07417°S 39.11917°W / -8.07417; -39.11917Coordinates: 8°4′27″S 39°7′9″W / 8.07417°S 39.11917°W / -8.07417; -39.11917
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast Region
State Pernambuco
Area
 • Total 1,687 km2 (651 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 59,769
 • Density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)

Salgueiro is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil. It is located in the mesoregion of Sertão Pernambucano . Salgueiro covers an area of 1687 square kilometers and had in 2015 an estimated population of 59,769 inhabitants.[1]

It is the see city of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salgueiro, a suffragan see of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife.

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

Major Raimundo de Sá Bust-statue

The main economic activities in Salgueiro are based in general commerce and agribusiness, especially plantations of onions, cotton and tomatoes; and creations of cattle, goats, sheeps and pigs.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
55.435 236.166 4.442 0.39%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
3.54% 14.55% 81.91%

Health Indicators[edit]

[3]

HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.708 3 301 24.4

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