Betim is a city in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is located at around . The city belongs to the mesoregion Metropolitan of Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Belo Horizonte. It is the fifth largest city in Minas Gerais and one of the 50 largest cities in Brazil.
Contorno de Betim
Location in Minas Gerais
|Founded||December 17, 1938|
|• Mayor||Vittorio Medioli (PHS)|
|• Total||342.85 km2 (133.6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||817 m (2,822 ft)|
|• Density||1,176.6/km2 (3,047.4/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-3 (UTC-3)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-2 (UTC-2)|
|Area code(s)||(+55) 31|
|Website||Betim, Minas Gerais|
Betim is home to a Petrobras's oil refineries, as well as Fiat's largest factory, which opened in 1976. The city has an important role not only in the state's economy, but in the whole country's as well.
- Jonathas de Jesus, professional footballer.