Microregion of Sudoeste de Goiás
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|Sudoeste de Goiás|
Location in Goias state
|• Total||56,293 km2 (21,735 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)|
Sudoeste de Goiás Microregion is a region in southwest Goiás state, Brazil. It includes 18 municipalities with a population of 397,387 in a total area of 56,293.30 km2 (21,734.96 sq mi) (2007). The largest towns are Jataí, Santa Helena de Goiás, and Rio Verde. It is watered by several important rivers, which are tributaries of the Paranaíba.
This is possibly the richest region of the state of Goiás and is a large producer of soybeans, corn, and cotton. The relatively flat grassy plains are ideal for cattle grazing. Several of the state's most prosperous cities are located here.
The microregion consists of the following municipalities:
|Aparecida do Rio Doce||2,702|
|Chapadão do Céu||5,289|
|Palestina de Goiás||3,229|
|Santa Helena de Goiás||35,027|
|Santa Rita do Araguaia||5,873|
|Santo Antônio da Barra||4,134|