Conselheiro Lafaiete

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Conselheiro Lafaiete

Municipality of Minas Gerais
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Conselheiro Lafaiete
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°39′36″S43°47′09″W / 20.66000°S 43.78583°W / -20.66000; -43.78583 Coordinates: 20°39′36″S43°47′09″W / 20.66000°S 43.78583°W / -20.66000; -43.78583
Country Brazil
Area
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  Total370.246 km2 (142.953 sq mi)
Elevation
995 m (3,264 ft)
Population
 (2020 est. [2] )
  Total129,606
  Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3
  Summer (DST) UTC-2

Conselheiro Lafaiete is a city of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was known as Queluz until 1934, when it was renamed by decree, as a tribute to Counselor Lafayette Rodrigues Pereira

It is situated 96 km south from Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais, in one of the most important economic areas of Brazil. The population was 129,606 inhabitants, in 2020. [2] It is one of the most populated cities of MG. [3]

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References

  1. "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (in Portuguese). 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2019. 2018 Area Total
  2. 1 2 IBGE 2020
  3. "Resident population, by sex and urban or rural situation, resident population 10 years old and over, total, literate and literacy rate, in accordance to municipalities" (Table). Censo Demográfico 2000. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Retrieved 2007-09-02.