Stats and Facts
BH in numbers
Approximately 330 km²
Total population in 2010: 2,375,444 inhabitants.
Average Altitude – 850m.
UTC - 3:00
Number of parks
69 parks that make up an approximate area of 8.6 million meters squared.
Number of plazas
There are almost 600 plazas, 17 from them with tourist attractions.
Number of Public Universities
4 Public Universities
The Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), the Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais (CEFET-MG), the Government School of the João Pinheiro Foundation and the University of the State of Minas Gerais (UEMG).
Number of Public Hospitals
There are 36 hospitals, with one municipal, two federal, and 7 state hospitals, with the rest being philanthropic or private hospitals, offering nearly 5,500 hospital beds in the capital. The public network has 141 health posts.