Salitre, Ceará

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Salitre
Municipality
The Municipality of Salitre
Location of Salitre in the State of Ceará
Location of Salitre in the State of Ceará
Country Brazil
RegionNortheast
StateBandeira do Ceará.svg Ceará
FoundedJune 30, 1988
Government
 • MayorAgenor Manoel Ribeiro (PT)
Area
 • Total899.824 km2 (347.424 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (740 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total15,684
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000)0.558 – medium[2]
Websitewww.Salitre.ce.gov.br

Salitre is a municipality of the Northeastern state of Ceará in Brazil. It is located in the southwest corner of the state, being the only municipality to have boundaries with both Piauí and Bahia states.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012.
  2. ^ [1] UNDP

Coordinates: 7°17′02″S 40°27′38″W / 7.28389°S 40.46056°W / -7.28389; -40.46056