Timóteo

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Timóteo
Municipality
Municipality of Timóteo
View of the 31 de Outubro (31 October) Avenue seen from the Bretas supermarket, in Timóteo, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
View of the 31 de Outubro (31 October) Avenue seen from the Bretas supermarket, in Timóteo, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Flag of Timóteo
Official seal of Timóteo
Nickname(s): 

"A Capital do Inox"
MinasGerais Municip Timoteo.svg
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira de Minas Gerais.svg Minas Gerais
FoundedApril 29, 1964
Government
 • MayorGeraldo Hilário Torres (PP)
Area
 • Total144.381 km2 (55.746 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total90,568
 • Density611.26/km2 (1,583.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
HDI (2010)0,770 – high
Websitehttp://www.timoteo.mg.gov.br/

Timóteo is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, located by the Piracicaba River. The population as of 2020 was 90,568 inhabitants. The city is situated in the metropolitan area of the Steel Valley (Vale do Aço). It is the hometown of Aperam South America (old Acesita), a steel factory specialized in the production of stainless steel, now named Aperam.

The municipality contains part of the 35,970 hectares (88,900 acres) Rio Doce State Park, created in 1944, the first state-level conservation unit in Minas Gerais.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (in Portuguese), IEF: Instituto Estadual de Florestas MG, retrieved 2017-02-06

Coordinates: 19°34′58″S 42°38′38″W / 19.58278°S 42.64389°W / -19.58278; -42.64389