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Minas Gerais - travel information
Area: 588,383 km2; Population: 17,891,494 (2000)
Minas Gerais and Belo Horizonte
The name Minas Gerais means "general mines", and is a reference to the epoch when gold was found in the State.
Important cities in Minas Gerais
Capital city: Belo Horizonte.
Tourist Attractions and Events in Minas Gerais
Estrada Real. Royal Route. The route used for shipment of gold from interior Minas Gerais to Portugal.
Ouro Preto Churches. The town preserves some of the richest churches in Brazil.
Hotels in Minas Gerais
Hotels in Minas Gerais. List of hotels in the major cities of the State.