Tupaciguara is a Brazilian municipality located in the west of the state of
Minas Gerais. Its population as of 2007 was 23,076 living in a total area of 1,826 km². The city belongs to the statistical mesoregion of Triângulo Mineiroand Alto Paranaíba and to the statistical microregion of Uberlândia. It became a municipality in 1911. [ [http://www.ibge.gov.br/cidadesat/default.php IBGE] ]
Tupaciguara is located at an elevation of 865 meters in the rich region known as the
Triângulo Mineiro. It is northwest of Uberlândiaand lies on the southern boundary of the Itumbiara reservoir.
The distance to
Uberlândiais 69 km; and the distance to Belo Horizonteis 617 km. Neighboring municipalities are: the state of Goiás(N); Araporã(W) ; Monte Alegre de Minas(S); Uberlândiaand Araguari(E) [ [http://www.citybrazil.com.br/mg/regioes/uberlandia/ Citybrazil] ]
The main economic activities are services, agriculture, and small industries. The GDP in 2005 was R$208,269,000.00, with 106,000,000.00 from services, 15,000,000.00 from industry, and 73,000,000.00 from agriculture. There were 601 rural producers on 140,000 hectares of land. 235 farms had tractors. The main crops were coffee, cotton, peanuts, sugarcane, beans, sorghum, corn, and soybeans (30,000 hectares). There were 104,000 head of cattle (2006) and 267,000 head of poultry. [ [http://www.ibge.gov.br/cidadesat/default.php IBGE] ]
The social indicators rank it in the top tier of municipalities in the state.
Human Development Index: 0.780 (2000)
*State ranking: 112 out of 853 municipalities as of 2000
*National ranking: 1042 out of 5,138 municipalities as of 2000
*Literacy rate: 86%
*Life expectancy: 74 (average of males and females) [ [http://www.frigoletto.com.br/GeoEcon/idhmg.htm Frigoletto] ]
The highest ranking municipality in Minas Gerais in 2000 was
Poços de Caldaswith 0.841, while the lowest was Setubinhawith 0.568. Nationally the highest was São Caetano do Sulin São Paulo with 0.919, while the lowest was Setubinha. In more recent statistics (considering 5,507 municipalities) Manariin the state of Pernambucohas the lowest rating in the country--0,467--putting it in last place. [ [http://www.frigoletto.com.br/GeoEcon/idhmg.htm Frigoletto] ]
There was one hospital with 29 beds in 2005. Patients with more serious health conditions are taken care of in Uberlândia or Araguari.
List of municipalities in Minas Gerais
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