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Uberlandia Travel Guide, Brazil

The city of Uberlandia is located in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is part of the unofficial region of Minas Geras which is called as Triangulo Mineiro (which actually means the Triangle of Minas Geras as the junction of two rivers Grande and Paranaiba gives it the shape of a triangle).

Uberlandia is said to be the core city for the state of Minas Geras. In this Uberlandia travel guide we will provide an overview of the city.

Uberlandia Travel Guide - Location

The western region of Minas Geras is the richest region in terms of agricultural importance. The junction of River Grande and River Paranaiba is located in the proximity of this city.

Uberlandia happens to be around 580 kilometers from Sao Paulo. Uberlandia is around 440 kilometers away from the capital city of Brazil (namely Brasilia) and it is around 560 kilometers from Belo Horizonte that is the capital city for the state of Minas Geras.

Uberlandia Travel Guide - Transportation

Uberlandia is served by many national highways like BR – 497, BR – 452, BR – 455, BR – 365, and BR – 050. The last mentioned highway, BR – 050, happens to be the modern highway that has the safe double trace feature thus making it easy to drive at the best possible speed. The busy South North railway line of Centro-Atlântica connects the city to many other neighboring cities.

Uberlandia Travel Guide - Demographics

As per the census of 2008 the population of Uberlandia was around 622000 inhabitants. This makes Uberlandia the second most populated city in the state of Minas Gerais. The only city with more population is Belo Horizonte. A neighboring city Contagem (which happens to be a famous industrial city) has almost the same population as Uberlandia and is placed third in the list. The total area of Uberlandia is around 4100 square kilometers.

There are many neighboring municipalities like Tupaciguara, Prata, Monte Alegre de Minas, Indianapolis, Centralina, Cascalho Rico, Canapolis, Arapora, Araguari.

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