Turvelândia

Turvelândia is a municipality in eastern Goiás state, Brazil.

Turvelândia
Location in Goiás state
Location in Goiás state
Turvelândia is located in Brazil
Turvelândia
Turvelândia
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 17°51′33″S 50°17′22″W / 17.85917°S 50.28944°W / -17.85917; -50.28944Coordinates: 17°51′33″S 50°17′22″W / 17.85917°S 50.28944°W / -17.85917; -50.28944
CountryBrazil
RegionCentral-West
StateGoiás
MicroregionVale do Rio dos Bois
Area
 • Total934.2 km2 (360.7 sq mi)
Elevation
459 m (1,506 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total5,365
 • Density5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−3 (BRT)
Postal code
75970-000

LocationEdit

Turvelândia is located 65 km. east of Rio Verde

Neighboring municipalities: Acreúna, Edéia, Santa Helena de Goiás, Maurilândia

Political InformationEdit

  • Mayor: Eduardo Mendonça (January 2005)
  • City council: 09 members
  • Eligible voters: 3,348 (December/2007)

Demographic InformationEdit

  • Population density: 4.1 inhabitants/km2 (2007)
  • Urban population: 2,865 (2007)
  • Rural population: 987 (2007)
  • Population growth: a loss of about 1,800 people since 1991

Economic InformationEdit

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

Public administration provided jobs for 238 workers in 2003.

  • Industrial units: 3 (2007)
  • Commercial units: 32 (2007)
  • Destillary: Vale do Verdão S/A (2007)
  • Motor vehicles: 233 (2007), which gave a ratio of 16 inhabitants for each motor vehicle
  • Cattle herd: 45,000 head (3,600 milk cows) (2006)
  • Main crops: cotton, rice, sugarcane (11,200 hectares), manioc, corn (3,000 hectares), sorghum, and soybeans (14,000 hectares).

Education (2006)Edit

  • Schools: 4 with 1,075 students
  • Higher education: none
  • Adult literacy rate: 79.6% (2000) (national average was 86.4%)

Health (2007)Edit

  • Hospitals: 1
  • Hospital beds: 13
  • Ambulatory clinics: 3
  • Infant mortality rate: 38.71 (2000) (national average was 33.0)

Municipal Human Development IndexEdit

  • MHDI: 0.685
  • State ranking: 220 (out of 242 municipalities in 2000)
  • National ranking: 3,223 (out of 5,507 municipalities in 2000)

Data are from 2000

For the complete list see Frigoletto.com

See alsoEdit

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