Campos Gerais Tourism, Brazil

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Campos Gerais is a municipality in the south of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The population was 28,954 in 2007 in a total area of 769 km². The elevation is 1,026m. It became a municipality in 1901. Campos Gerais is located in the IBGE statistical microregion of Varginha. Surrounding municipalities are Alfenas, Três Pontas, Boa Esperança, Paraguaçu, Campo do Meio, Santana da Vargem and Fama. It is 295 kilometers from Belo Horizonte and 34 kilometers from the important coffee center of Alfenas. The Furnas Reservoir lies to the south. The main economic activity is coffee growing. In 2006 there were 19,500 hectares planted. There was also production of rice, potatoes, beans, and corn. There were 2,270 rural properties with an agricultural area of 60,464 hectares. More than 10,000 people worked in agriculture. In the city there were several small industries including soft drink bottling plant. The main tourist sites are the nearby Serra do Paraíso with waterfalls, a 32 meter high statue of Christ the Redeemer, the Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, built imitating the Spanish Gothic style, Vale dos Ipês Water Park, and the Praia das Amoras, a beach located on the banks of the Furnas lake. Campos Gerais is known nationally for its annual Festa do Peão celebration, dedicated to the Brazilian cowboy. Campos Gerais has 29 primary schools, of which 2 are private (2006). There are 3 middle schools, 2 public and 1 private. In addition there are 2 private institutes of higher learning—FACICA and ISEC, which have courses in Pharmacy, Nursing, Biology, and Pedagogy. Enrollment was 246 students in 2005. In the health sector there were 12 clinics and 1 private hospital with 65 beds. Municipal Human Development Index * MHDI. .750 (2000) * State ranking: 280 out of 853 municipalities * National ranking: 1,866 out of 5138 municipalities * Life expectancy: 72 * Literacy rate: 85


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Facts and Stats for Campos Gerais*

  • Pollution Statistics in Campos Gerais

    Know the pollution level of Campos Gerais before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Campos Gerais: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Campos Gerais for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Campos Gerais.

    • Burglary and Theft 96.43 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 92.86 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 96.43 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 96.43 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 85.71 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 85.71 (Very High)
    • Attacks 92.86 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 85.71 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 39.29 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 96.43 (Very High)
  • Living in Campos Gerais - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 98.44 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.07 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Health Care Index 60.19 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Campos Gerais

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Campos Gerais

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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