Município de Sento Sé
Location of Sento Sé in Bahia
|• Mayor||Ednaldo dos Santos Barros (PSDB, 2013-2016)|
|• Total||12,698.76 km2 (4,903.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||3.2/km2 (8.4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BRT (UTC-3)|
Sento Sé is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. It covers 12,698.76 km2 (4,903.02 sq mi), and has a population of 41,102 with a population density of 1.28 inhabitants per square kilometer. Sento Sé is located 689 kilometres (428 mi) from the state capital of Salvador.
Sento Sé has a peculiar history. It is among the five cities that had to be flooded because of construction of the Sobradinho Dam. The new Sento Sé erected in 1976, was being gradually populated by residents of the former headquarters, which plunged into the waters.
|This Bahia, Brazil location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|