What state is Belo Horizonte in Brazil?
Belo Horizonte in the state of Minas Gerais is one of the largest cities in Brazil. It is considered the “capital of the Cachaça”.
BH (pronounced be-agá) is called Belo Horizonte by the locals. Translated, Belo Horizonte means “Beautiful horizon”, which is due to the magnificent view of the surrounding mountains.
Belo Horizonte is a very young city. in 1897, the small town of Curral del Rei was chosen as the new capital of Minas Gerais, and in 1907 in Belo Horizonte. The city was planned by Aarão Reis, who took Paris and Washington as a model and designed the cityscape as a checkerboard-like pattern with diagonally running main avenues.
Today, Belo Horizonte is a vibrant metropolis, with over 6 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. For many, the city has the highest quality of life in all of South America.
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