Bonfim, Roraima

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Bonfim, Roraima
The Municipality o Bonfim
Banner o Bonfim, Roraima
Official seal of Bonfim, Roraima
Location o Bonfim in the State o Roraima
Location o Bonfim in the State o Roraima
Bonfim, Roraima is located in Brazil
Bonfim, Roraima
Bonfim, Roraima
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 03°21′36″N 59°49′58″W / 3.36000°N 59.83278°W / 3.36000; -59.83278
Kintra Brazil
State Roraima
FoonditJuin 1, 1982
 • MayorJoner Chagas (PRTB)
 • Total8095.319 km2 (3,125.620 sq mi)
92 m (302 ft)
 • Total10,951
 • Density1.35/km2 (3.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4

Bonfim is a municipality locatit in the mideast o the state o Roraima in Brazil. Its population is 12,626 an its aurie is 8,095 km². The ceety lees opposite the Takutu River frae Lethem, Guyana. The Takutu River Brig links Bonfim an Roraima wi the toun o Lethem an the Atlantic port o Georgetown, Guyana.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bonfim stairtit wi the compoond o a releegious mission frae the US. On 1 Julie 1982 it became a municipality by Federal Bill Nº 7.009. On 28 Mairch 2007 wis declared internaitional free port for internaitional trade bi Preses Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Stabroek News at Archived 2011-05-16 at as of 16 March 2007