São João da Paraúna

São João da Paraúna is a municipality in western Goiás state, Brazil.

São João da Paraúna
Location in Goiás state
Location in Goiás state
São João da Paraúna is located in Brazil
São João da Paraúna
São João da Paraúna
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 16°48′39″S 50°23′39″W / 16.81083°S 50.39417°W / -16.81083; -50.39417Coordinates: 16°48′39″S 50°23′39″W / 16.81083°S 50.39417°W / -16.81083; -50.39417
CountryBrazil
RegionCentral-West
StateGoiás
MicroregionVale do Rio dos Bois
Area
 • Total305.3 km2 (117.9 sq mi)
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total1,345
 • Density4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
Postal code
75985-000

LocationEdit

São João is located west of Goiânia, 36 km. north of Paraúna.

Neighboring municipalities: Aurilândia, Paraúna, Palminópolis, Jandaia, Acreúna.(Firminopolis),(São Luis dos Montes Belos)

Political informationEdit

  • Mayor: Claudivino Ferreira da Silva (January 2005)
  • City council: 09 members
  • Eligible voters: 1,687 (December/2007)

Demographic informationEdit

  • Population density: 5.56 inhabitants/km2 (2007)
  • Urban population: 1,212 (2007)
  • Rural population: 487 (2007)
  • Population growth: a gain of about 300 people since 1980

Economic informationEdit

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

  • Industrial units: 1 (2007)
  • Commercial units: 17 (2007)
  • Dairy: Laticínios MB Ltda (22/05/2006)
  • Motor vehicles: 200 (2007), which gave a ratio of 8.5 inhabitants for each motor vehicle. (motorcycles and motorbikes not counted)
  • Cattle herd: 30,500 head (5,190 milk cows) (2006)
  • Main crops (2006): cotton, rice, beans, manioc, corn (1,340 hectares), and soybeans (2,900 hectares).

Data are from Sepin

Education (2006)Edit

  • Schools: 2
  • Students: 453
  • Higher education: none
  • Adult literacy rate: 87.1% (2000) (national average was 86.4%)

Health (2003)Edit

  • Hospitals: 0
  • Hospital beds: 0
  • Ambulatory clinics: 2
  • Infant mortality rate: 13.70 (2000) (national average was 33.0)

Municipal Human Development Index

  • Life expectancy: 73.5
  • School attendance rate: 0.837
  • MHDI: 0.779
  • State ranking: 34 (out of 242 municipalities in 2000)
  • National ranking: 1,093 (out of 5,507 municipalities in 2000)

Data are from 2000

For the complete list see Frigoletto.com

See alsoEdit

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