Tomar do Geru

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Tomar do Geru

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Tomar do Geru
Location of Tomar do Geru in Brazil
Coordinates: 11°22′22″S37°50′27″W / 11.37278°S 37.84083°W / -11.37278; -37.84083 Coordinates: 11°22′22″S37°50′27″W / 11.37278°S 37.84083°W / -11.37278; -37.84083
Country Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira de Sergipe.svg Sergipe
FoundedNovember 25, 1953
Government
  MayorAugusto Soares Diniz
Area
  Total305 km2 (118 sq mi)
Elevation
170 m (560 ft)
Population
 (2020 [1] )
  Total13,535
  Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Geruense
Time zone UTC-3 (BRT)
Website tomardogeru.se.io.org.br

Tomar do Geru is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Sergipe. Its population was 13,535 (2020) and it covers 305 km2 (118 sq mi). Tomar do Geru has a population density of 43 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is located 131 km (81 mi) from the state capital of Sergipe, Aracaju. [2] The Church of Nossa Senhora do Socorro was built by the Society of Jesus in 1688. It was listed as a historic structure by the Brazilian National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN) in 1943. [3]

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References

  1. IBGE 2020
  2. "Tomar do Geru" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-29.
  3. Dos Santos, Maria Socorro Soares (2011). A igreja Nossa Senhora do Socorro: uma escola à parte (PDF). Anais do 5º Seminário Internacional de Memória e Patrimônio (in Portuguese). Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul: Programa de Pós-graduação em Memória Social e Patrimônio Cultural, Universidade Federal de Pelotas.