The Goiânia accident was a radioactive contamination accident that occurred on September 13, 1987, at Goiânia, in the Brazilian state of Goiás, after an old radiotherapy source was stolen from an abandoned hospital site in the city. It was subsequen…
Latitude and longitude of Goiânia
Goiânia (/ɡɔɪˈɑːniə/; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡojˈjɐniɐ]) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Goiás. With a population of 1,301,892, it is the second-largest city in the Central-Western Region and the 13th-largest in the country. Its metropolitan area has a population of 2,063,744, making it the 11th-largest in Brazil.
Latitude: -16° 40' 43.00" S
Longitude: -49° 15' 14.00" W
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The Copa América 1989 football tournament was hosted by Brazil, from 1 to 16 July.
Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna is a motorsport race track located in Goiânia, Brazil. From 1987 to 1989, it hosted the Brazilian motorcycle Grand Prix in MotoGP.
The Estádio Serra Dourada is a football stadium inaugurated on March 9, 1975 in Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. It was designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha.
Santa Genoveva/Goiânia Airport (IATA: GYN, ICAO: SBGO) is the airport serving Goiânia, Brazil.
Goiânia Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Goiânia, Brazil.
Aparecida de Goiânia (Portuguese pronunciation: [apaɾeˈsidɐ dʒi ɡoˈjɐ̃niɐ]) is a city and municipality in central Goiás, Brazil.
The Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás, or PUC-Goiás) is a private and non-profit Pontifical catholic university, located in Goiânia (headquarters) and Ipameri, is the first university of the State of …
Trindade is a city and municipality in Goiás state, Brazil.
Goianira is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil, located 32 kilometers northwest of the state capital, Goiânia. The population was 24,110 (2007) in a total area of 200.4 km² (10/10/2002).
Abadia de Goiás is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil, located on the western edge of the Goiânia metropolitan area.
Terezópolis de Goiás is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil.
Senador Canedo is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil.
National Aviation Aerodrome (ICAO: SWNV) is an airport in Goiânia, Brazil.
Guapó is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil.
Goianápolis is a municipality in central Goiás state, Brazil. It had a population of 11,159 (IBGE 2007 estimate) in a total area of 162.38 km² (2007).
Estádio da Serrinha is a multi-use stadium located in Goiânia, Brazil. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Goiás Esporte Clube.
Estádio Antônio Accioly is a multi-use stadium located in Goiânia, Brazil. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Atlético Clube Goianiense.