Sento Sé

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Sento Sé
Município de Sento Sé
Municipality
Flag of Sento Sé
Flag
Official seal of Sento Sé
Seal
Location of Sento Sé in Bahia
Location of Sento Sé in Bahia
Sento Sé is located in Brazil
Sento Sé
Sento Sé
Location of Sento Sé in Brazil
Coordinates: 09°44′45″S 41°53′06″W / 9.74583°S 41.88500°W / -9.74583; -41.88500Coordinates: 09°44′45″S 41°53′06″W / 9.74583°S 41.88500°W / -9.74583; -41.88500
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
Founded 1832
Government
 • Mayor Ednaldo dos Santos Barros (PSDB, 2013-2016)
Area
 • Total 12,698.76 km2 (4,903.02 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 41,102
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8.4/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sentoseense
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Website www.sentose.ba.gov.br

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.[1][2]

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dados Básicos" (in Portuguese). Sento Sé, Bahia, Brazil: Prefeitura Municipal de Sento Sé. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-22. 
  2. ^ "Sento Sé" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-14.