Tiradentes, Minas Gerais


Tiradentes, Minas Gerais

Tiradentes is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. It is located at coord|21|06|37|S|44|12|41|W, has an area of 83.5 km², and a maximum height of 927 m. Tiradentes had an estimated population of 6,364, as of 2004. The original village was established in 1702 and become a city on 19 January 1718. It was obviously named after "Tiradentes", a national hero, who was born there. The former name of the city was São José del Rey and it was changed as soon as Brazil adopted the Republic instead of the Monarchy.

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* A section of the Estrada de Ferro Oeste de Minas narrow gauge railway from São João del Rei to Tiradentes has been preserved as a tourist line.


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