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Uirapuru
State Goiás
Area: 1,153.4 km²
Population: 3,021 (IBGE 2007)
Elevation: not available
Postcode (CEP): 76525-000
IBGE statistical microregion: 001 São Miguel do Araguaia Microregion
Became a city: 1993
Distance to Goiânia: 367 km.
Website: none

Uirapuru is a small town and municipality in northwestern Goiás state, Brazil.

Location[edit]

Uirapuru is in the São Miguel do Araguaia Microregion, west of the important BR-153 highway. It is connected by a paved road to Crixás, 35 kilometers to the south. The distance to the state capital, Goiânia, is 367 km. Highway connections are made by GO-080 / Nerópolis / São Francisco de Goiás / BR-153 / Jaraguá / Rianápolis / Rialma / GO-336 / Itapaci / GO-154 / Pilar de Goiás / Santa Terezinha de Goiás / GO-347 / Crixás / GO-156.

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In January 2005 the Mayor was Inácio da Luz Araújo. The city council had 09 members and there were 2,528 eligible voters (December/2007). The population density was 2.62 inhab/km² (2007). The urban population was 1,524 while the rural population was 1,497. There has been a gain of about 100 people since 1996

The economy is based on subsistence agriculture, cattle raising, services, public administration, and small transformation industries. In 2007 there were 9 industrial units and 29 commercial units. There were only 119 automobiles. The cattle herd had 85,000 head (2006). The main crops were rice (600 hectares), sugarcane, beans, manioc, corn (400 hectares), and hearts of palm.

  • Farms: 330
  • Total agricultural Area: 61,610 hectares
  • Permanent Planted Area: 88 hectares
  • Perennial Planted Area: 796 hectares
  • Natural Pasture: 43,358 hectares
  • Woodland and Forest: 14,930 hectares
  • Workers related to the farm owner: 730
  • Workers not related to the farm owner: 177 (IBGE)
  • Tractors: 112
  • Number of farms with tractors: 66

In the educational sector there were 6 schools with 1,138 students (2006. The adult literacy rate was 79.6% (2000) (national average was 86.4%). There were no hospitals in 2007. The infant mortality rate: 45.34 (2000) (national average was 33.0). This was an increase from 1998 when the rate was 28.28.

The score on the Municipal Human Development Index was 0.662. This ranked Uirapuru 230 out of 242 municipalities in the state in 2000, and 3,571 out of 5,507 municipalities in the country in 2000. The ranking on the Seplan Economic Development Index (2001) was 164 out of 246 municipalities (2001). See Seplan while on the Seplan Social Development Index (2000) the ranking was 229 out of 246 municipalities (2000) See Seplan

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 14°17′02″S 49°54′36″W / 14.28389°S 49.91000°W / -14.28389; -49.91000


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O POVO Online
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:41:15 -0700

O Condomínio Espiritual Uirapuru (CEU) recebe, de hoje ao próximo domingo, mais uma edição do Halleluya. Festival organizado pela Comunidade Católica Shalom, a programação irá reunir música, solidariedade e diversão com espaços temáticos ...
 
MMA Fighting
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Lima needed her English when she found herself alone in the United States on fight week. Her coach Marcelo Uirapuru, who was traveling to San Jose from Minas Gerais, Brazil, was forced to delay his flight due to personal issues, and Lima had to find ...

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Driving
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:35:12 -0700

The Uirapuru is an incredibly rare car and just 73 were built between 1964 and 1966. The Brasinca featured a 4.3-litre straight-six GM engine with three SU carbs and it was all wrapped in a gorgeous hand-fabricated steel body. The predictably lofty ...
 
O POVO Online
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:36:27 -0700

O primeiro dia do Festival Halleluya reuniu milhares de fiéis nesta quarta-feira, 23, no Condomínio Espiritual Uirapuru (CEU), em Fortaleza. O evento, que vai até domingo, lembra um ano da Jornada Mundial da Juventude, que aconteceu em julho de 2013, ...
 
O POVO Online
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Trabalha atendendo idosos. Nestes dias de Festival Halleluya, porém, Aurora se transforma em atendente. Está toda noite no balcão da lanchonete do festival que segue até amanhã no Condomínio Espiritual Uirapuru (CEU), no Castelão. Faz isso “por amor ...
 
O POVO Online
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:11:13 -0700

Oração, cursos, esportes e compras estão ao alcance de quem resolve explorar cada pedaço da estrutura montada no Condomínio Espiritual Uirapuru (CEU). Em todas as atividades, uma única proposta: levar a mensagem de Deus. As atrações do grande ...
 
Conexão Tocantins
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:52:30 -0700

O texto conta a história de Pombinha que está à procura de um grande amor e precisa da ajuda de sua amiga Maritaca para conquistar o coração daquele que escolheu para ser o seu amado: o Uirapuru, o pássaro mais lindo e com o canto mais belo de ...
 
O POVO Online
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:30:00 -0700

Por mais um ano, o slogan do Festival se confirma através de depoimentos e estrutura: “ é a festa que nunca acaba”. Na verdade, só cresce. Do anfiteatro do Parque do Cocó, anos atrás, aos oito hectares de espaço no Condomínio Espiritual Uirapuru (CEU).
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