Juiz de Fora, MG

Juiz de Fora, MG

Juiz de Fora is located in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the state border with Rio de Janeiro. According to 2012 estimates the current population is about 525,225 inhabitants. It’s climate is classified as a humid subtropical climate with two distinct seasons, one hotter and rainier (October to April) and one cooler and drier (May to September)

The city is the second most important industrial center in the state of Minas Gerais, despite being the fourth largest in terms of population.  It is home of the “Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora” it offers 36 undergraduate majors, with almost 19,000 enrolled students. The quality of the undergraduate courses in UFJF is nationally recognized.

The massive presence of immigrants – especially from Portugal, Italy, Germany, Syria and Lebanon and more recently China – throughout its history has given the city a cosmopolitan spirit and diverse cuisine

Who’s going to Juiz de Fora:

Cyree Bethea

Cyree Bethea

Emily Rhodes

Emily Rhodes

Jess Jefferson Juanic

Jess Jefferson Juanic

Sierra Marie Fisher-Dykman

Sierra Marie Fisher-Dykman

Rachel Elaine Ijams

Rachel Elaine Ijams

Tracy Eckard

Tracy Eckard

Cyree Bethea (Foto)

Emily Rhodes (Foto)

Jess Juanich (Foto)

Sierra Fisher-Dykman (Foto)

Rachel Ijams(Foto)

Tracy Eckard, World Learning Staff (Foto)

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