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Uberlândia

Uberlandia
Administration
Full nameUberlândia
Official nameThe Municipality of Uberlândia
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryBrazil
RegionSoutheast
StateMinas Gerais
FoundedAugust 31, 1888
Government
MayorOdelmo Leão Carneiro (PP)
Geography
Total Area1588.7 sq mi (4115.9 km2)
Elevation2831.4 ft (863 m)
Demography
Total Population600285 (2008)
Density (pop.)147.8/km2 (382.8/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
- Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code38400-000
Area code+55 34

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Uberlândia is the core city of the Brazilian region of Triângulo Mineiro, west of Minas Gerais. With a population of 600,349 inhabitants as of 2010, the city is the third largest in the state only behind Belo Horizonte (2,434,642), and Contagem (603 048), an industrial city located in the outskirts of the Greater Belo Horizonte. The name of the city means fecund (Uberoso) land.


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