Uibaí is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil. It is located about 508 kilometres (316 mi) byroad northwest of Salvador. It lies to the northeast of Gentio do Ouro and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south-southwest of Irecê, the nearest city. Xique-Xique and the São Francisco River is to the northwest.

Uibaí
Municipality
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Uibaí is located in Brazil
Uibaí
Uibaí
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 11°20′13″S 42°07′58″W / 11.33694°S 42.13278°W / -11.33694; -42.13278
Country Brazil
RegionNordeste
StateBahia
MesoregionCentro Norte Baiano
Area
 • Total212.740 sq mi (550.994 km2)
Population
 (2020 [1])
 • Total13,891
Time zoneUTC -3

A rural area, population growth has been slow; in 1950 it had a population of 11,890,[2] and as of 2020 it had a population of 13,891 people.

SettlementsEdit

The municipality consists of the main town of Uibaí, the Distrito of Hidrolândia, and the settlements Quixabeira, Boca d'Aguá, Olho d’Água, Lagoinha, Laranjeiras, Zumba, Brasil, Poço, Altamira, Sobreira, Grama, Paraibinha, Caldeirão, Faz, Boa Sorte, Mandacaru, and Circuito dos Baixões.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ Silva, Fernando Altenfelder (1961). Xique-Xique e Marrecas, duas comunidades do médio São Francisco. Comissão do Vale do São Francisco. pp. 50–51. Retrieved 12 June 2013.

Coordinates: 11°20′13″S 42°07′58″W / 11.33694°S 42.13278°W / -11.33694; -42.13278