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Ipatinga
Municipality
The Municipality of Ipatinga
Flag of Ipatinga
Flag
Official seal of Ipatinga
Seal
Nickname(s):
"Pouso de Água Limpa"
MinasGerais Municip Ipatinga.svg
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg Minas Gerais
Founded April 29, 1964
Area
 • Total 165.509 km2 (63.903 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 244.508
 • Density 1.440/km2 (3.73/sq mi)
Postal Code 35160-000
HDI (2000) 0,806 – high
Website http://www.ipatinga.mg.gov.br/

Ipatinga is a Brazilian city in the Vale do Aço metropolitan area, state of Minas Gerais. Its population in 2009 was 244.508 inhabitants. Its area is 165.509 km². The city was founded in April 29, 1964.

It is limited with the municipal districts of Caratinga, Coronel Fabriciano, Mesquita, Santana do Paraíso and Timóteo.

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