Tiradentes, Minas Gerais

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Tiradentes
Municipality of Tiradentes
Centro historico de Tiradentes-MG, arvore.jpg
PedroVilela Igreja N.S. do Rosario Tiradentes MG (40824332772).jpg
PedroVilela Largo das Forras Tiradentes MG (25993527187).jpg
Pedro Vilela Centro Historico Tiradentes MG (40664985235).jpg
Igreja Santissima Trindade - Tiradentes - MG - panoramio.jpg
Chafariz daIgreja Santissima Trindade - Tiradentes - MG - panoramio.jpg
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Location in Minas Gerais
Coordinates: 21°06′31″S44°10′28″W / 21.10861°S 44.17444°W / -21.10861; -44.17444
Country Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
State Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg  Minas Gerais
Region Southeast
Intermediate Region Barbacena
Immediate Region São João del-Rei
Founded19 January 1718
Government
   Mayor Nilzio Barbosa (MDB)
Area
  Total83.047 km2 (32.065 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
903 m (2,963 ft)
Population
 (2022) [2]
  Total7,744
  Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−3 (BRT)
Postal Code
36325-000 to 36327-999
Area code +55 32
HDI (2010)0.740 – high [3]
Website tiradentes.mg.gov.br

Tiradentes is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is located at 21°06′37″S44°12′41″W / 21.11028°S 44.21139°W / -21.11028; -44.21139 , has an area of 83.5 km², and a maximum elevation above sea level of 927 m. Tiradentes had an estimated population of 10,960, as of 2020. The original village was established in 1702 and became a city on 19 January 1718. In 1889 the city was renamed from Vila de São José do Rio das Mortes in honour of the national hero who was born nearby.

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It has been acclaimed as an unspoiled example of Portuguese colonial architecture.

Other historical cities in Minas Gerais are Ouro Preto, São João del-Rei, Diamantina, Mariana, Congonhas and Sabará.

Geography

According to the modern (2017) geographic classification by Brazil's National Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the municipality belongs to the Immediate Geographic Region of São João del-Rei, in the Intermediate Geographic Region of Barbacena. [4]

Ecclesiastical circumscription

The municipality is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of São João del-Rei. [5]

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References

  1. "Tiradentes - Informações sobre o município e a prefeitura". www.cidade-brasil.com.br. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  2. "IBGE Tiradentes". cidades.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 8, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Divisões Regionais do Brasil | IBGE". www.ibge.gov.br. Retrieved 2022-06-24.
  5. Silveira, Lucas. "Diocese ganha novo mapa territorial após criação de novas foranias". Diocese de São João del Rei. Retrieved 2023-02-19.