It is located in Minas Gerais State, close to Mantiqueira mountain range, almost in between
São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The city of approximately 100 thousand inhabitants is
surrounded by mountains that offer a pleasant weather that is inviting for sports and outdoor
It is located near Belo Horizonte, the Capital of Minas Gerais State has around 120 thousand
inhabitants. Itabira also hosts the Vale Company, the largest producer of iron ore and nickel
in the world.