|Municipality of Timóteo|
Top left: Aperam Central Office in Acesita, Timóteo, Top right: Panoramic view of Timóteo, 2nd left:View of Alameda 31 of October 31 at night, 2nd right: São José Cathedral, Bottom.Entrance of Arcelor Mittal Foundation in Acesita, Timóteo
"A Capital do Inox"
|Founded||April 29, 1964|
|• Mayor||Keisson Drummond (PT)|
|• Total||145.159 km2 (56.046 sq mi)|
|• Density||524.2/km2 (1,358/sq mi)|
|HDI (2000)||0,831 – high|
Timóteo is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, located by the Piracicaba River. The population as of 2009 was 81,118 inhabitants. The city is situated in the metropolitan area of the Steel Valley (Vale do Aço). It is the hometown of Acesita, a steel factory specialized in the production of stainless steel, now named Aperam.
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