Matias Cardoso

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Location o Matias Cardoso in the state o Minas Gerais

Matias Cardoso is a municipality in the north o the state o Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Matias Cardoso is locatit on the richt bank o the São Francisco River. It is 10 km. sooth o Manga an is 72 km. northwast o Jaíba. As o 2007 the population wis 10,270 in a aurie o 1,938 km².

  • The elevation o the municipal seat is 472 meters.
  • It became a municipality in 1993
  • The postal code (CEP) is 39478-000
  • Statistical microregion: Januária

The municipality conteens the 6,358 hectares (15,710 acres) Jaíba Biological Reserve, a fully protectit conservation unit creatit in 1994.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The economy is based on agricultur wi emphasis on cattle raisin. Thare wur 46,000 heid in 2006. The main agricultural crops wur cotton, peanuts, corn, manioc, sorghum, succarcane, an mamona--castor ile plant. The GDP wis R$37,034,000 in 2005.

Halth[eedit | eedit soorce]

This municipality is extremely isolatit frae major population centers an suffers frae drocht an poor soils. It is ane o the poorest in the state an in the kintra.

  • Municipal Human Development Index: .602 (2000)
  • State rankin: 831 oot o 853 municipalities as o 2000
  • Naitional rankin: 4,618 oot o 5,138 municipalities as o 2000

(For the complete leet see Frigoletto)

  • Illeeteracy rate: 32.51% (aulder than 16)--the rate for the state wis 11.96% (2000)
  • Infant mortality rate: 12.20--the rate for the state wis 17.40 (2000)
  • Urbanisation rate: 43%--the rate for the state wis 80% (2000)
  • Urban aurie connectit tae sewers: 2.4%--the state percentage wis 81.39% (2000)
  • Urban aurie wi garbage collection: 34.06%--the state percentage wis 91.37 (2000)
  • Halth clinics: 4

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Josefina Ivonete Fagundes (2005), Sistema de Áreas Protegidas - SAP (in Portuguese), IEF - Instituto Estadual de Florestal - MG, retrieved 2016-04-27 

Coordinates: 14°49′13″S 43°52′38″W / 14.82028°S 43.87722°W / -14.82028; -43.87722