Dourados Tourism, Brazil

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Dourados is a Brazilian municipality, situated in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, 225 km (140 mi) Southwest of Campo Grande (the state's capital). It has a population of about 210,000 inhabitants, and its economy is based mainly in arable agriculture (particularly Soya, Maize and Sugar Cane) and in cattle ranching. Dourados is also the second most populous and important city of this state. Its media, commerce, and services more than take care of the thirty cities of Mato Grosso do Sul, including a part of Paraguay. For its size and importance, it is an economic and social capital of a region that possesses approximately a million inhabitants (Vestibule of the Mercosul – the Common Market of the South). Its development was slow until the first half of the 20th century, because of transportation limitations(highways and roads), especially with Campo Grande and the State of São Paulo. From 1950, it increased its development with the construction of roads. With this, it received migrants from other parts of the country (especially Sulistas and São Paulo) and immigrants (mainly Japanese). The city has a close relationship with Paraguay its next door neighbor, which is 120 km (75 mi) away. This is a strong factor in the ethnic and cultural union between the city and the neighboring country. This explains why 30% of the inhabitants of Dourados have some Paraguayan family link.

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Facts and Stats for Dourados*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dourados

    Know the pollution level of Dourados before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Dourados - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 97.15 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 65.52 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 38.89 (Low)
    • 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 Dourados

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dourados

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.34 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.03 USD

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