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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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Jornal de Uberaba

Jornal de Uberaba
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700

O Circuito Interno de Duplas de Tênis do Uirapuru Iate Clube (UIC) chegou ao fim no domingo (dia 24) com a segunda etapa de duplas. O torneio reuniu aproximadamente 130 atletas, divididos em 10 classes de acordo ao nível técnico. A coordenadora ...

Catraca Livre

Catraca Livre
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:17:00 -0700

Mas para conseguir uma boa entrevista é necessário um bom currículo. Para orientar os futuros candidatos a vagas de emprego, o Núcleo de Cultura do CEU Uirapuru promove no dia 20 de agosto, quarta-feira, às 19h30, a palestra “Aprenda a Elaborar Seu ...
 
Jornal da Manhã - Uberaba
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:24:10 -0700

Os rapazes da equipe Sub-17 do Uirapuru Iate Clube/PMU iniciam sua jornada na série prata da Copa Revelar de Basquetebol (Liga Paulista). A primeira partida dessa nova fase será em Guaíra, contra o time da casa, na tarde de hoje. Já pelas semifinais ...
 
sejabixo!
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700

O Colégio Horizontes Uirapuru, localizado no bairro de Cerqueira César, realiza em 8 de agosto, das 8h às 12h, a 10ª edição da Feira das Profissões. O evento foi criado para orientar os alunos do Ensino Médio sobre o dia-a-dia de diferentes profissões ...

Jornal de Uberaba

Jornal de Uberaba
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:37:30 -0700

O departamento de futebol do Uirapuru Iate Clube (UIC), através dos seus diretores Zico e André Detoni, decidiu programar um novo sistema para o próximo Campeonato de Futebol do UIC. A Copa União de Futebol que se inicia em 23 de setembro, será ...
 
Jornal A Cidade - Votuporanga
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Utilizando recursos de manipulação de bonecos, a atriz narrou a lenda do uirapuru, pássaro encantado que traz felicidade para as pessoas. “É por meio dele que as crianças ficam sabendo desse universo de histórias, despertando nelas sentimentos como ...

Jornal de Uberaba

Jornal de Uberaba
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700

Segue empolgante a Copa Detoni de Futebol Especial que está sendo realizada no Uirapuru Iate Clube (UIC), com apoio da IC Transportes. O equilíbrio vem sendo o ponto forte da competição, devido o bom nível dos atletas que formam as equipes.
 
Globo.com
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:38:47 -0700

... que atuou pela equipe de Uberlândia nas últimas três edições da Superliga. Os jogos serão abertos ao público com entrada franca – tanto para associados quanto para visitantes. O acesso será feito pelo portão da Avenida Uirapuru, Bairro Cidade Jardim.
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