Coronel Fabriciano

Coronel Fabriciano
Coronel Fabriciano
—  Municipality  —
The Municipality of Coronel Fabriciano
Coronel Fabriciano


"Coração do Vale"
"Terra mãe do Vale do Aço"
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast
State Bandeira de Minas Gerais.svg Minas Gerais
Founded January 20, 1949
 - Mayor Francisco Simões (PT)
 - Total 221 km2 (85.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 100.805
 - Density 3,360/km2 (8,702.4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
Postal Code 35170-000
HDI (2000) 0.789 – medium

Coronel Fabriciano (Zip Code 35170-000) is a Brazilian city of the Vale do Aço (Steel Valley) metropolitan area in the State of Minas Gerais.

According to IBGE, the municipal population in 2007 was estimated in 100,805 inhabitants with a per capita income of R$ 4478.21. The municipal area is 221.05 km².



With the inauguration of the Calado Station, they began to be lifted up the first homes, very poor and basic. Only in 1928 was built, with the exception of the train station, the first house covered with ceramic and floored.

By the Law State no. 843, of November 17 of 1926, the district was created, settling the May 7 of 1927 in the then patrimony of Santo Antônio, that passed to Melo Viana to be called, having been named his/her first peace judge the citizen Manoel Camilo of Fonseca, that gave ownership to his/her first peace clerk, Mr. João the Baptist Pereira. The first registrations civil facts were: the twins' baptism Duraci of Distaneta, daughters of the couple Antônio Viana and the marriage of the Sírio Maron Abibi with Geralda Honrata of Souza. On March 1 of 1930, it was accomplished in the new district the first election

The first name of the place when virgin forest, was Barra, for finding located in the confluence of the ribeirão Caladão, starting to denominate Calado (Quiet), with the inauguration of the Rail Station. Almost time, Raul Soares was denominated, returning the Calado (Quiet) name again. In August 1938, it was baptized with Coronel Fabriciano Fabriciano name, in honor to colonel Fabriciano Felisberto of I Break, for occasion of his/her centennial from birth. Ten years later, the municipal district was created being dismembered of Antônio Dias.

On December 27 of 1948, after a long process gone through the procedure in the Legislative Assembly of the State, governor Milton Campos signs the Law no. 336, creating the municipal district of Coronel Fabriciano. The official installation felt in the day January 1 of 1949, in session presided by the peace judge José Anastácio Franco. It assumed as manager Dr. Antônio Gonçalves Gravatá, with the different objective of to organize the municipal administration and to give him/it to the official mayor, elect for the population. It is like this, the March 15 of 1949, they take ownership then the mayor Dr. Rubem Siqueira Maia, vice-mayor Colonel Silvino Pereira, aldermen Nicanor Ataíde, Lauro Pereira, Ary Barros, José Anatólio Barbosa, Wenceslau Martins Araújo, Sebastião Mendes Araújo, José Paula Viana, Raimundo Martins Fraga and José Wilson Camargo.

In spite of the emancipation and December 27 of 1948, an agreement was signed with the local parish, in which the birthday of the city is commemorated on January 20, day of the patron of the city, São Sebastião.



  • Elevation: 240 mts.
  • Climate: Sub-tropical.
  • Average annual temperature: 22°C
  • Latitude South 19°31'07"
  • Longitude West: 42°37'44


Main streets and avenues

Most of the city's main avenues (Avenidas) and streets (Ruas) are named after important people. Some of them are in blue below, linked to their Wikipedia article.

  • Avenida Julita Pires Bretas
  • Avenida José de Magalhães Pinto
  • Avenida Geraldo Inácio
  • Avenida Tancredo de Almeida Neves
  • Avenida Rubens Siqueira Maia
  • Rua Maria Matos
  • Rua Pedro Nolasco
  • Rua Moacir Birro
  • Rua Marechal Floriano
  • Rua São Sebastião
  • Rua Argemiro José Ribeiro
  • Rua Padre Américo Magalhães


  • Senador Melo Viana
  • Coronel Fabriciano (sede)


Distances from other cities (KM)


The city is between Ipatinga and Timóteo, that base the largest and more modern siderurgic industries of Minas Gerais: Usiminas and Arcelor Mittal Timóteo, respectively. Coronel Fabriciano, those cities and several others, are in the Metropolitan Area of Vale do Aço, where Fabriciano is the second largest city, and has the third GDP.

Trading, services, eucalyptus monoculture, small and medium industries are the main activities in Coronel Fabriciano.


According to official statistics of the city hall (, the commercial activities include 3.561 registered establishments, of the most varied branches. The section of services involves 3.275 names registered, with prominence for the branch of Hostelry: there are about 1.800 accommodations, and 400 of them are framed in the categories "three" or "four stars."


Eucalyptus, from rural areas, is used by Cenibra, a Brazilian-Japanese cellulose factory in Belo Oriente. It is also used by local charcoal factories.


Several factories are based in the city, many of then in the Industrial District.



The mountains of Serra dos Cocais in Fabriciano is usually used for extreme sports. Motorcycles and bikes are often used. But it's also common to make slow rides by foot or by horse in these calm mountains and see the waterfalls.

Auto racing

The city's Jeep Club, Jipe Clube Vale do Aço, often organize jeep travels and competitions. In 2008, Fabriciano hosted the 3rd race of the state's 4x4 Regularity rally Championiship.


The city main professional football club is Social that plays the state's first division


Panoramic of the central region of Coronel Fabriciano.

External links

Coordinates: 19°31′08″S 42°37′44″W / 19.51889°S 42.62889°W / -19.51889; -42.62889

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