Cachoeiro de Itapemirim

Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (local Portuguese pronunciation: [kaʃuˈe(j)ɽu ˌdʒiːtapemiˈɾĩj]) is the name o a municipality an o its major toun, locatit in the sooth o Espírito Santo, Brazil, on the banks o the Itapemirim River. It is the economic hub o soothren Espírito Santo, bein the maist important producer o marble an granite in Brazil. Hame tae ane o the biggest intercity bus companies, it is a vera well-connectit ceety. The population is aboot 210,000. Location: 164 km sooth o Vitória. The closest ceety tae Cachoeiro dae Itapemirim is Campos dos Goytacazes in Rio de Janeiro.

Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Município de Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Municipality o Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Montages o the ceety Cachoeiro de Itapemirim. Top left: Sunset in River Itapemirim, Top richt: View o Centre o Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Middle left: St. Peter's Cathedral, Middle richt: River Itapemirim, Bottom left: Nicht view o Iron Bridge Demisthóclides Baptista, Bottom richt: Fátima Square.
Montages o the ceety Cachoeiro de Itapemirim. Top left: Sunset in River Itapemirim, Top richt: View o Centre o Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Middle left: St. Peter's Cathedral, Middle richt: River Itapemirim, Bottom left: Nicht view o Iron Bridge Demisthóclides Baptista, Bottom richt: Fátima Square.
Banner o Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
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Offeecial seal o Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
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Localization in Espírito Santo
Localization in Espírito Santo
Cachoeiro de Itapemirim is locatit in Brazil
Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Localization in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°50′56″S 41°06′46″W / 20.84889°S 41.11278°W / -20.84889; -41.11278
Kintra Brazil
RegionSootheast
StateBandeira do Espírito Santo.svg Espírito Santo
Foondit11 November 1890
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-cooncil
 • BodiPrefeitura da Cidade de Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
 • MayorCarlos Roberto Casteglione Dias (PT (2013–2016))
Aurie
 • Total876.792 km2 (338.531 sq mi)
Elevation
22 m (72 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot209,878
 • Rank2nt
 • Density216.6/km2 (561/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cachoeirense
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Aurie code(s)+55 28

The ceety is servit bi Cachoeiro de Itapemirim Airport.

HistoryEedit

Cachoeiro de Itapemirim's first commercial establishment opened in 1853, an in 1889 its first post office an telegram services wur begun. Syne its early days, transport haes played a major role in this toun. Syne it wis establisht bi a watterfaw, whaur it wad be impossible tae continue the jurney up the river, it became an important stap for gowd prospectors travelin tae Minas Gerais. Mony immigrant faimilies which travelled tae soothren Espírito Santo establisht in the region.

TransportEedit

The railwey line tae Rio de Janeiro wis completit in 1900, allouin baith cultural an economical influence frae the latter. In 1911 the railwey tae Vitória wis completit, strenthenin links tae the north. The ceety is elk-namit A capital oculta do mundo, meanin "the secret caipital o the warld".

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