Terra Nova, Pernambuco

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Terra Nova (New Land) is a city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, 572 km away from the state's capital, Recife. The population in 2009, according with IBGE was 9.801 inhabitants[1] and the total area is 360.86 km².



The main economic activities in Terra Nova are based in agribusiness, especially creation of goats, sheeps, cattle, pigs, chickens; and plantations of onions, tomatoes and rice.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
9.801 32.552 3.594 0.05%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
21.0% 8.45% 70.55%

Health Indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.666 1 11 20.9


Coordinates: 8°13′48″S 39°22′33″W / 8.23000001°S 39.3758333433°W / -8.23000001; -39.3758333433