Botelhos

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Botelhos
Municipality
Official seal of Botelhos
Seal
Botelhos is located in Brazil
Botelhos
Botelhos
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°37′58″S 46°23′42″W / 21.63278°S 46.39500°W / -21.63278; -46.39500
Country Brazil
RegionSoutheast
StateMinas Gerais
MesoregionSudoeste de Minas
Government
 • MayorEduardo Jose Alves de Oliveira (PP)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,935
Time zoneUTC -3

Botelhos is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

The city was originally known as São José dos Botelhos but was elevated as a municipality on August 30, 1911 and renamed as Botelhos since 1915. Botelhos is known for its many religious denominations and Mateus Jerônimo Guiddi has been the mayor of the municipality since 2013.[5]

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  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ http://www.botelhos.mg.gov.br/