Mariana, Minas Gerais

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Coordinates: 20°22′42.05″S 43°24′59.30″W / 20.3783472°S 43.4164722°W / -20.3783472; -43.4164722

Mariana
Município de Mariana
Kirks in Mariana dountoun.

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Location in the State o Minas Gerais
Kintra Banner o Brazil Brazil
Region Sootheast
State Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg Minas Gerais
Foondit 16 Julie 1696
Government
 • Mayor Geraldo Sales (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 1.193 km2 (0.461 sq mi)
Elevation 899 m (2,949 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 53.989
 • Density 44.4/km2 (115/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
HDI 0.772

Mariana is the auldest ceety in the state o Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is a touristic ceety, foondit on 16 Julie 1696, an reteens the characteristics o a baroque ceety, wi its kirkes, biggins an museums.

Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Cheney, Glenn Alan, Journey on the Estrada Real: Encounters in the Mountains of Brazil, (Chicago: Academy Chicago, 2004) ISBN 0-89733-530-9

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