Greater Belo Horizonte

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Metropolitan Region o Belo Horizonte

Região Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte
Eik-name(s): 
Greater Belo Horizonte
Location of Metropolitan Region o Belo Horizonte
Coordinates: 19°55′S 43°56′W / 19.917°S 43.933°W / -19.917; -43.933Coordinates: 19°55′S 43°56′W / 19.917°S 43.933°W / -19.917; -43.933
Kintra Brazil
State Minas Gerais
Area
 • Total9467797 km2 (3,655,537 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Total5,156,217 (3rd)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)

Greater Belo Horizonte is the name uisually uised tae describe the Belo Horizonte metropolitan region, which is componit o 34 municipalities. As o 2013,[2] it is the third lairgest metropolitan aurie o Brazil wi mair nor five million habitants. The lairgest ceety bi population is Belo Horizonte.

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

In total, 34 municipalites are pairt o the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan aurie: Baldim, Belo Horizonte, Betim, Brumadinho, Caeté, Capim Branco, Confins, Contagem, Esmeraldas, Florestal, Ibirité, Igarapé, Itaguara,Itatiaiuçu, Jaboticatubas, Nova União, Juatuba, Lagoa Santa, Mário Campos, Mateus Leme, Matozinhos, Nova Lima, Pedro Leopoldo, Raposos, Ribeirão das Neves, Rio Acima, Rio Manso, Sabará, Santa Luzia, São Joaquim de Bicas, São José da Lapa, Sarzedo, Taquaraçu de Minas, Vespasiano.

Metropolitan belt[eedit | eedit soorce]

The metropolitan belt (Portuguese: Colar Metropolitano) o the Belo Horizonte metropolitan aurie is componit o 16 municipalities: Barão de Cocais, Belo Vale, Bom Jesus do Amparo, Bonfim, Fortuna de Minas, Funilândia, Inhaúma, Itabirito, Itaúna, Moeda, Pará de Minas, Prudente de Morais, Santa Bárbara, São Gonçalo do Rio Abaixo, São José da Varginha e Sete Lagoas.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Área territorial oficial" (in Portuguese). IBGE. 10 October 2002. Retrieved 5 December 2010. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  2. a b "Censo Demográfico 2013" (in Portuguese). IBGE. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  3. "Lei Complementar 89, de 12/01/2006" (in Portuguese). Assembleia Legislativa do Estado de Minas Gerais. Retrieved 1 December 2013.