Três Lagoas

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Três Lagoas
Municipality
Três Lagoas, a view towards the northeast, the Paraná River to the top of the table
Três Lagoas, a view towards the northeast, the Paraná River to the top of the table
Flag of Três Lagoas
Flag
Official seal of Três Lagoas
Seal
Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul
Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul
Coordinates: 20°45′04″S 51°40′42″W / 20.75111°S 51.67833°W / -20.75111; -51.67833
Country  Brazil
Region Central-West
State Mato Grosso do Sul
Mesoregion Este de Mato Grosso del Sur
Government
 • Mayor Márcia Moura
Area
 • Total 3,940.701 sq mi (10,206.370 km2)
Population (2015)
 • Total 113,619
Time zone UTC -4

Três Lagoas ("Three Ponds") is a municipality in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. It is the third most populous city in that state.[1] Founded in 1915, colonization began in 1880 by Luís Correia Neves Filho, Antônio Trajano dos Santos e Protásio Garcia Leal. It is named for three lakes in the region.

The city itself has a population of 113,619 according to 2015 estimates.[2] The city has a reasonable income distribution and does not have pockets of poverty.

Culturally different, very close to southern cultures, such as Gaucho and Catarinense. Large festivals are held here as well as rodeos.

The city is served by Plínio Alarcom Airport.

Demographics[edit]

Demographic evolution
1940 15.378
1950 18.803
1960 31.690
1970 55.513
1980 57.904
1991 68.162
1996 74.797
2000 78.900
2004 84.650
2005 85.886
2006 87.113
2009 89.493
2010 101.722
2012 105.224
2014 111.652
2015 113.619


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Journal Hojems". Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativa populacional 2015". Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 1 July 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.