/ooh'bi rddah"bah/, n.
a city in E Brazil. 199,000.

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      city, western Minas Gerais estado (state), southern Brazil. It is located in the highlands at 2,575 feet (785 metres) above sea level, on the Uberaba River. Uberaba was given city status in 1856. It is the trade centre of an important agricultural area, yielding cattle (the largest source of income), rice, oranges, corn (maize), beans, coffee, sugarcane, and bananas. Uberaba is the part of the stock-raising district known as the Triangulo Mineiro (Minas Triangle). A popular cattle and agricultural exhibition is held in the city each May. Uberaba's well-developed industry includes cement and lime plants, shoe factories, and sugar mills. Freight is transported by rail and road to Belo Horizonte, the state capital (262 miles [422 km] east), and to neighbouring communities in Minas Gerais and São Paulo states, particularly its larger neighbour, Uberlândia, 70 miles (113 km) north. Uberaba is an archdiocese and is the seat of the Regional Centre for Economic and Social Research on Latin America. A sizable football (soccer) stadium is located in the city. In addition to rail and road networks, Uberaba is served by an airport. Pop. (2005 est.) 271,300.

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