|Municipality of Timóteo|
"A Capital do Inox"
|Founded||April 29, 1964|
|• Mayor||Geraldo Hilário Torres (PP)|
|• Total||144.381 km2 (55.746 sq mi)|
|• Density||611.26/km2 (1,583.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−3 (BRT)|
|HDI (2010)||0,770 – high|
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.
Aperam South America's central headquarter