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About the City of Goiânia

Seal of Goiânia
Satellite view showing Goiânia, largest city and the capital of Goiás, one of the 26 Brazilian states. The city is located in the central part of Brazil about 180 km (112 mi) south west of Brasília.



 skyline with Jardim Zoological Park, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
View of Goiânia skyline with Jardim Zoological Park in foreground.
Image: Ian Nascimento
Goiânia is a planned city, founded on 24 October 1933 to become the new administrative center, when the capital of Goiás state was relocated from the town of Goiás (Goiás Velho) to Goiânia in 1937. Today the city has a population of 1.3 million people, more than 2.2 million live in Greater Goiânia metropolitan area.

Goiânia lies in a tropical savanna climate zone with a wet season from October to April, and it is dry from June to August. The average temperature is around 22° C.

Goiânia's economy is based on a variety of industries especially the agricultural industry. Supply of agricultural equipment, tools, fertilizer and similar products, as well as the maintenance of related machines and vehicles drive the city's economy.

The Map shows a city map of Goiânia with expressways, main roads and streets and the location of Goiânia Airport known as Santa Genoveva Airport (IATA Code: GYN) located about 8 km (5 mi) north east of downtown Goiânia.

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Local Time Goiânia:
Monday-December-11  02:38  
Time zone: Brasilia Time (BRT): UTC/GMT -3 hours
Daylight Saving Time starts on the 3rd Sunday of October and ends on the 3rd Sunday of February shifts time offset to UTC/GMT -2 hours.
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.
 
City Coordinates: 16°40′00″S 49°15′00″W
 
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