Goiania is a planned city and capital of Goiás state in central Brazil. It’s known for green spaces like Flamboyant Park and Vaca Brava Park. Bosque dos Buritis Park has a World Peace Monument and the Goiania Art Museum. On Praça Cívica square, the Zoroastro Artiaga Museum features regional artefacts. Pedro Ludovico Museum, the art deco former home of the city’s founder, displays books, furniture and photos. Goiania, city, capital of Goiás Estado (state), south-central Brazil. It is situated in the Brazilian Highlands in the Meia Ponte River valley, some 110 miles (177 km) southwest of Brasília, the federal capital. The city lies at an elevation of 2,493 feet (760 metres) above sea level.
Historical, Cultural facts & Religion
Goiania has its origins as a planned city, founded on October 24, 1933, by then Governor Pedro Ludovico to serve as the new state capital and administrative centre. Before this, the state capital was the town of Goiás. According to the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics), the population of Goiania is composed mostly of Catholics (50.8%), evangelicals (32.4%), and spiritists (4.2%). Approximately 10% of the population has no religion. It is also home to a number of practitioners of other religions (2.3%).
Brief City History
Goiania, city, capital of Goiás Estado (state), south-central Brazil. It is situated in the Brazilian Highlands in the Meia Ponte River valley, some 110 miles (177 km) southwest of Brasília, the federal capital. The city lies at an elevation of 2,493 feet (760 metres) above sea level. Goiania was planned in 1933 to replace the old, unhealthful former state capital of Goiás, 70 miles (110 km) northwest. In 1937 the state government moved there, and in 1942 the official inauguration was held. The city has wide avenues and attractive parks as well as a large-capacity football (soccer) stadium. Goiania is the seat of both the Federal University of Goiás (1960) and the Catholic University of Goiás (1959) and of a bishopric. Agriculture (particularly soy and corn [maize]), livestock raising, and nickel mining are the region’s most important economic activities. The city is accessible by air, railroad, and highway. Pop. (2010) 1,302,001.
Language (s) Written & Spoken
Goiania is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Goias. With a population of 1,466,105, it is the second-largest city in the Central-West Region and the 11th-largest in the country. The primary language spoken here is Portuguese.
Important Types of Commerce in Goiania
Furniture, mining and textile industries also make significant contributions to the city’s economy. Currently, the telecommunication industry is expanding rapidly in the city and many large Brazilian telecommunication companies have made Goiania their home.
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