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Caxias, Maranhão

Caxias
Municipality
Flag of Caxias

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Official seal of Caxias

Seal
Location of Caxias in the state of Maranhão
Location of Caxias in the state of Maranhão
Caxias is located in Brazil
Caxias
Caxias
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 4°51′32″S43°21′21″W / 4.85889°S 43.35583°W / -4.85889; -43.35583Coordinates: 4°51′32″S43°21′21″W / 4.85889°S 43.35583°W / -4.85889; -43.35583
Country   Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Maranhão
Mesoregion Leste Maranhev Janio do Maranhão e
Area
 • Total 2,006.484 sq mi (5,196.769 km2)
Elevation
217 ft (66 m)
Population
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total 164,224
 • Density 82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zone UTC -3

Caxias is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil.[2][3][4][5]

It is the fifth largest city in the state, with a population of 164,224 inhabitants and an area of about 5,170 km2.

The Brazilian poet Gonçalves Dias was born in Caxias.

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics"(PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  2. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  3. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009"(PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  4. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  5. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005"(PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.



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