Municipalities of the borderland strip
This study reflects Law no. 6,634, of May 2, 1979, regulated by Decree no. 85,064, of August 26, 1980, whose contents were ratified by the 1988 Federal Constitution, in the second paragraph of article 2 - Register of Brazilian municipalities with total or partial area located in the Borderland Strip, which is the inside strip with 150 km of width, parallel to the terrestrial dividing line of the national territory, aggregating the existing information – geographic code and municipality name – with those produced in the identification and/or classification of the municipality within the strip, such as: bordering, partially or completely within the strip, references of the capital to the borderline and inside strip limit.
About the publication - 2019
It is a spatial arrangement that represents the Municipalities within the Borderland Strip of Brazil, with a total area of 1,415,012.679 km2, the equivalent to 16.6% of the country area. It resulted from a set of geospatial operations involving the outlines of the municipalities that touch the international borderland strip, as well as the indication of their respective capitals.
Concerning the major results, 11 States were identified, 588 Municipalities fully or partially affected, their respective areas and percentages, including the Patos Lagoon and Mirim Lagoon, 501 capitals located within the Borderland Strip and 85 capitals outside the strip.
This product supports the studies for the development of new public policies on the axes of the economic development, security, defense, infrastructure and social issues, land use, environment and regional integration, and sustainable due to the growth of urban and rural agglomerations in the Borderland Strip. It mainly pinpoints the Brazilian political-administrative units under the rules of national security, especially concerning public works of civil engineering, land acquisition or leasing by foreign physical or legal persons in those areas, special granting of land and services, economic exploitation and financial aid from the federal administration, as well as subsidizes bilateral and multilateral agreements for the improvement of the relations with neighbor countries in the borderland strip.
More on the product - 2019
Municípios_da_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019_SHP.zip (files in shapefile format)
Municípios_da_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019_KML.zip (files in kml format)
The following files can be found on these links:
|Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.shp||1 record area|
|Municipios_na_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.shp||588 records area|
|Municipios_Complemento_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.shp||588 records area|
|Sedes_Municipios_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.shp||586 records point - excluding Patos Lagoon and Mirim Lagoon|
|Municipios_na_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.kml||588 records area|
|Municipios_Complemento_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.kml||588 records area|
|Sedes_Municipios_Faixa_de_Fronteira_2019.kml||586 records point - excluding Patos Lagoon and Mirim Lagoon|