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Goiânia

(go͝oyä`nyə), city (1996 pop. 998,520), capital of Goiás state, S central Brazil. A modern planned city, it was built to replace the old city of Goiás as state capital and was inaugurated as such in 1937. It is a shipping and processing center for a region producing cattle, minerals, and agricultural commodities. Goiânia is the seat of a federal university (est. 1964) and of several technical schools.

Goiânia

 

a city in Brazil, situated in the central part of the Brazilian Highlands, on the Meia Ponte River (Paranaiba basin); capital of the state of Goiás since 1937. Population, 388,900 (1970). Goiánia has a railroad station; it is also a highway junction (to Brasilia, Belém. and other cities). The center of a livestock raising and mining (diamonds, titanium ores) area, it has food industries (slaughterhouses and refrigeration plants, milk-bottling plants, canneries, and others) as well as cement, chemical, paper, and other industrial enterprises. There is an airport in the city.

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The study was conducted on a 216 km stretch of GO-060 between Goiania and Ipora, in the state of Goias, interrupted by a few towns and villages: Trindade (km 18), Santa Barbara de Goias (km 42), Claudinapolis (a district of Nazario), Nazario (km 73), Turvania (km 92), Firminopolis (km 113), Sao Luis de Montes Belos (km 123) and Israelandia (km 188) (Figure 1).
The socio-demographic characteristics of the elderly women who attended Unati/UEG in Goiania during the one-year study period are shown in Table 1.
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