Sabará is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the Belo Horizonte metropolitan region and to the associated microregion.

Sabará
Flag of Sabará
Official seal of Sabará
Location in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Sabará is located in Brazil
Sabará
Sabará
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 19°53′09″S 43°48′25″W / 19.88583°S 43.80694°W / -19.88583; -43.80694
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateMinas Gerais
Founded1675
Government
 • MayorWander José Goddard Borges (2021-2024)
Area
 • Total302.419 km2 (116.765 sq mi)
Elevation
705 m (2,313 ft)
Population
 (2020 est.[2])
 • Total137,125
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)

It is a well preserved historic city and retains the characteristics of a baroque city, with its churches, buildings and museums.

Other historical cities in Minas Gerais are Ouro Preto, São João del-Rei, Diamantina, Mariana, Tiradentes and Congonhas.

See alsoEdit

 
Historical buildings from the colonial period in Sabará.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (in Portuguese). 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2019. 2018 Area Total
  2. ^ IBGE 2020

Coordinates: 19°53′9″S 43°48′25″W / 19.88583°S 43.80694°W / -19.88583; -43.80694