Faxinal dos Guedes

Faxinal dos Guedes is a municipality located in the state of Santa Catarina, in the Southern Region of Brazil. It is located in the Immediate Geographical Region of Xanxerê and in the Intermediate Geographical Region of Chapecó and at 307 miles away from the capital of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis. Its estimated population in 2016, according to the IBGE, was 10,649 inhabitants. It is the second municipality in highest elevation of the west of Santa Catarina being to 3297,244 ft (1005 m) of the level of the sea.[2]

Faxinal dos Guedes
City of Faxinal dos Guedes
Official seal of Faxinal dos Guedes
Location in the state of Santa Catarina
Location in the state of Santa Catarina
Faxinal dos Guedes is located in Brazil
Faxinal dos Guedes
Faxinal dos Guedes
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 26°53′S 52°14′W / 26.883°S 52.233°W / -26.883; -52.233
Country Brazil
RegionSouth
StateSanta Catarina
MesoregionWest of Santa Catarina
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
Area
 • Total105 sq mi (273 km2)
Elevation
3,297 ft (1,005 m)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total10,649
 • Density81.3/sq mi (31.38/km2)
Time zoneUTC -3
Postal Code (CEP)
89694-000
Area code(+55) 49
Websitehttp://www.faxinal.sc.gov.br/

With a high index of human development, the city is a highlight in the national scenario because it is the only one in the entire southern region of Brazil to have basic sanitation services serving 100% of the urban area besides having almost all of its asphalted streets. Is based on the paper and packaging industry and the agricultural sector, with emphasis on the production of corn and soybeans.[3][4][5]

EtymologyEdit

The name of Faxinal dos Guedes was born, due to the existence of the Guedes Ramos family, powerful landowners, Antonio José and Estevão Guedes Ramos, hence the name Guedes. As for Faxinal, by the characteristic of the municipality, faxinal forests identified by pastures, interspersed with slender trees. [6]

GeographyEdit

It is located at a latitude 26º51'10'' south and a longitude 52º15'37'' west, being at an altitude of 3297,244 ft. The area of the municipality is 273 km², with approximately 21 km in elongated form in the north-south direction, while its approximate dimension in the East-West direction is 18 km.[7]

 
Center Region

ClimateEdit

The climate of the municipality of Faxinal dos Guedes is temperate. The annual average temperature is 16,4 º C, which in winter can reach temperatures below 0 º C causing snow to occur and in summer can reach temperatures up to 30 º C;[8]

The wind in the municipality is constant due to its altitude, with the main directions being Northeast and South.[9]

Neighboring municipalitiesEdit

Illustrious CitizensEdit

Teori Zavascki, Minister of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court.[10][11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  3. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  4. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  5. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  6. ^ "Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  7. ^ "Aspectos Geográficos - Aspectos Geográficos - Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  8. ^ "Clima: Faxinal dos Guedes: Climograma, Temperatura e Tabela climática Faxinal dos Guedes - Climate-Data.org". pt.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  9. ^ "Aspectos Geográficos - Aspectos Geográficos - Município de Faxinal dos Guedes". www.faxinal.sc.gov.br. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  10. ^ "Mãe e irmã lembram infância do ministro em Faxinal dos Guedes | clicRBS Chapecó". wp.clicrbs.com.br (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  11. ^ "Notícias STF :: STF - Supremo Tribunal Federal". www.stf.jus.br (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-19.