Fundão, Espírito Santo

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Fundão
Municipality
Municipality of Fundão
View of Fundão from peak of Goiapaba-Açu
View of Fundão from peak of Goiapaba-Açu
Flag of Fundão
Flag
Official seal of Fundão
Seal
Location in the Espírito Santo
Location in the Espírito Santo
Location of Fundão
Coordinates: 19°55′58″S 40°24′25″W / 19.93278°S 40.40694°W / -19.93278; -40.40694Coordinates: 19°55′58″S 40°24′25″W / 19.93278°S 40.40694°W / -19.93278; -40.40694
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateBandeira do Espírito Santo.svg Espírito Santo
Founded5 July 1923
Government
 • MayorPretinho Nunes (PDT)
Area
 • Total279.648 km2 (107.973 sq mi)
Elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total17,632
 • Density63.05/km2 (163.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Postal Code
29185-000
Area code(s)+55 27
WebsiteFundão, Espírito Santo

Fundão (Brazilian Portuguese: [fũⁿˈdɐ̃w]) is a municipality in Espírito Santo, south eastern Brazil. Its population was 16,431 (2009) and its area is 280 km².[1]

History[edit]

This municipality was created on the 5 July 1923. It was created from part of Nova Almeida municipality, which today is no longer a municipality but a town (distrito in Portuguese) of Serra municipality.

Location[edit]

Situated about 57 km from the state capital Vitória. Bordering municipalities include: Aracruz and Ibiraçu (N), Santa Teresa and Santa Leopoldina (W), Serra, Espírito Santo (S) and the Atlantic Ocean (E).

The coastline of the municipality is protected by the 112,545 hectares (278,100 acres) Costa das Algas Environmental Protection Area, created in 2010.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cidades". IBGE. Archived from the original on 11 June 2008. Retrieved 2014-08-03.
  2. ^ APA Costa das Algas (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 28 October 2016