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Santa Fé de Goiás

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Country  Brazil
State  Goiás
Time zone  BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)
Region  Central-West Region
Elevation  362 m (1,188 ft)
Area  1,161 km²
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Microregion  Rio Vermelho Microregion

Santa Fé de Goiás is a municipality in west-central Goiás state, Brazil.

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Location

Santa Fé is located almost directly west of Brasília and northwest of Goiânia. The nearest town of any size is Jussara, which lies 34 km. to the southeast.

  • Distance to regional center (Goiás Velho): 132 km.
  • Highway connections: GO-060 / Trindade / GO-326 / Anicuns / Sanclerlândia / Novo Brasil / Jussara / BR-070 / Nova Trindade / GO-173.
  • Neighboring municipalities: Jussara, Britânia, Itapirapuã

    Political Information

  • Mayor: Ademar Marques de Carvalho (January 2005)
  • City council: 09
  • Eligible voters: 3,885 (December/2007)
  • In 1957 Santa Fé de Goiás became a district belonging to Goiás. In 1958 it was dismembered to become a district in the municipality of Jussara. In 1988 it got its municipal autonomy.

    Demographic Information

  • Population density: 3.96 inhab/km² (2007)
  • Urban population: 3,514 (2007)
  • Rural population: 1,080 (2007)
  • Population growth: a gain of about 900 people since 1991
  • Economic Information

    The economy is based on subsistence agriculture, cattle raising, services, public administration, and small transformation industries.

  • Industrial units: 6 (2007)
  • Commercial units: 57 (2007)
  • Meat-packing plant: Frigorífico Arantes Ltda
  • Cattle herd: 135,000 head
  • Main crops: cotton, rice, sugarcane, bananas, sesame seeds, corn, and soybeans.
  • Motor vehicles: 231 automobiles, 34 trucks, and 37 pickup trucks (2007)
  • Education (2006)

  • Schools: 5
  • Classrooms: 30
  • Teachers: 60
  • Students: 1,314
  • Higher education: none
  • Adult literacy rate: 83.7% (2000) (national average was 86.4%)
  • Health (2003)

  • Hospitals: 0
  • Hospital beds: 0
  • Ambulatory clinics: 2
  • Doctors, nurses, dentists: 3, 1, 1 (2002)
  • Infant mortality rate: 26.34 (2000) (national average was 33.0)
  • MHDI: 0.713
  • State ranking: 190 (out of 242 municipalities)
  • National ranking: 2,744 (out of 5,507 municipalities)
  • References

    Santa Fé de Goiás Wikipedia


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