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Centre of Caxambu
Centre of Caxambu
Coat of arms of Caxambu
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Cidade das Águas
Motto(s): Medicina entre flores
Location in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 21°58′37″S 44°55′58″W / 21.97694°S 44.93278°W / -21.97694; -44.93278
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
State Minas Gerais
Founded 16 September 1901
 • Mayor Ojandir Ubirajara Belini (PP)
 • Total 100.203 km2 (38.689 sq mi)
Elevation 895 m (2,936 ft)
Population [2] 21,719
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Caxambu is a Brazilian municipality in Minas Gerais. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 21,719.

Caxambu is renowned for its spa which has twelve sources of mineral water flowing 24 hours a day and a cold-water geyser.[3]


  1. ^ "Área territorial oficial". Resolução da Presidência do IBGE de n° 5 (R.PR-5/02). 10 October 2002. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Censo Populacional 2010". Censo Populacional 2010. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 29 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
  3. ^ Bonotto, Daniel Marcos (2016). "Hydrogeochemical study of spas groundwaters from southeast Brazil". Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Elsevier BV. 169: 60–72. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2016.07.016. Retrieved 2017-02-11.

External links

  • Caxambu travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 21°59′S 44°55′W / 21.983°S 44.917°W / -21.983; -44.917

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