Bom Jardim, Maranhão
Location in Maranhão
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Bom Jardim is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil. The population is 34,474. The former mayor of Bom Jardim, Lidiane Leite, was arrested for the embezzlement of US$ 4 million from the municipality.
The municipality contains a small part of the Baixada Maranhense Environmental Protection Area, a 1,775,035.6 hectares (4,386,208 acres) sustainable use conservation unit created in 1991 that has been a Ramsar Site since 2000. The municipality also contains part of the 271,197 hectares (670,140 acres) Gurupi Biological Reserve, a full protected conservation unit created in 1988. Average annual rainfall is 2,169 millimetres (85.4 in). Temperatures range from 22 to 32 °C (72 to 90 °F) with an average of 27 °C (81 °F).
References [ edit ]
- Census 2010 [permanent dead link]
- APA Baixada Maranhense (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-06-13
- Unidade de Conservação: Reserva Biológica do Gurupi (in Portuguese), MMA: Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-04-26
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