Timóteo

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Timóteo
Municipality
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
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
Flag of Timóteo
Flag
Official seal of Timóteo
Seal
Nickname(s):
"A Capital do Inox"
MinasGerais Municip Timoteo.svg
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg Minas Gerais
Founded April 29, 1964
Government
 • Mayor Keisson Drummond (PT)
Area
 • Total 145.159 km2 (56.046 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 81.118
 • Density 524.2/km2 (1,358/sq mi)
HDI (2000) 0,831 – high
Website http://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 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.

Botocudos:Ancient inhabitants of the region (1834)
Timóteo in 1930

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