My destination; Uberlândia…

Image …is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

With a population of 604,013 inhabitants, according to 2010 estimates, the city is the second largest in the state second only to Belo Horizonte (2,375,244). The city’s name means “Fertile Land”.

Uberlândia is located in the western part of the state of Minas Gerais, in the region called Triângulo Mineiro, one of the richest agricultural regions of Brazil, between the Paranaíba and Grande rivers. Uberlândia is about 580 km away from São Paulo. The capital of the state of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, is 560 km away and Brasília, the capital of the country, lies just 440 km to the north. 

Uberlândia has a Tropical savanna climate but the high elevation, about 850 meters, the city experiences mild temperatures all the year. the summer and the spring are hotter and humid and autumn and winter are mild and dry (sometimes cold, when a polar wave comes from the Antarctica. The mean annual surface temperature is about 22°C (71°F).

You will find more about Uberlândia here

#ibmcsc brazil

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “My destination; Uberlândia…

  1. Olaf, great blog! I love the countdown you have at the top 🙂
    I’ll be stalking you while you’re in Brazil! Make sure to update this often 🙂 Exactly one year ago was my first day in Brazil!!!!! I’m so excited for you!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s