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Arts and Convention Center at Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto / MG

Address: R. Diogo de Vasconcelos, 328. Pilar - Ouro Preto - State of Minas Gerais ZIP Code 35400-000

General Information about Ouro Preto


Located in the state of Minas Gerais, Ouro Preto belongs to the Iron Quadrangle, it is situated at 107 kilometers from the state capital, Belo Horizonte.

Geographic coordinates

South Latitude 20º 23’ 28”

West Longitude 43º 30’ 20”


1150 meters

The highest point of the municipality is the “Pico do Itacolomi”, 1772 meters


1245 km² (IBGE - 2000)


69.598 inhabitants (IBGE - 2010)


Moist, characteristic of the mountainous regions with rainfall from December to March.

Temperature (average)

Low: 6ºC (July)

High: 28ºC (January)


Nascente do Rio das Velhas, Piracicaba, Gualacho, Mainart e Ribeirão do Funil

Electric Voltage

110 volts

Hotel suggestions

   Tourist Information

Secretariat of Culture and Tourism

R. Cláudio Manuel, 61 – Centro

Tel: 3559-3287 

Fiemg Cultural and Tourist Center

Praça Tiradentes, 04 - Centro

Tel: 3559-3269

Tourist Office of the Bus Station

R. Padre Rolim, 661 - São Cristóvão

Tel: 3551-5552

Useful and emergency phones

  • DDD 31
  • Federal Police: 194
  • Military Police: 190
  • Firefighters: 193
  • SAMU: 192 (ambulance service)

Emergency hospitals - Firefighters - Police station

  • Emergency hospitals
    Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Ouro Preto
    Rua José Moringa, 620 - Vila Itacolomy, Ouro Preto
    Telefones: 31 3350 1133 ou 31 3350 1152

  • Police station
    Rua Juscelino Kubitschek, 63
    Tel.:(31) 3551-3222 e 194 (atendimento 24 horas)

  • Sexagésima Segunda Cia. 9º Batalhão da Polícia Militar Quartel P.M.
    Rua Henrique Adeodato, 174 - Centro 
    Tel.: (31) 3551-3245 e 190 (atendimento 24 horas) 

  • Fire Department
    Rua Conselheiro Santana, 14 - Pilar
    Tel.: (31) 3559-3308 e 193 (atendimento 24 horas)

How to get

  • By airplane

    The nearest airport is in Belo Horizonte, 107 kilometers away. (Coming soon.)

  • By car

    The access is made by the highways BR-040 (those coming from Belo Horizonte should follow towards Rio de Janeiro) and BR-356 (Rodovia do Inconfidentes).

  • By bus

    The company “Pássaro Verde” makes the line Belo Horizonte x Ouro Preto.

Bus Station

R. Padre Rolim, 661 - São Cristóvão

Tel: 3559-3252


   Banco do Brasil, Bradesco, Caixa Econômica Federal, HSBC, Itaú e Santander

Tel: 3559-3269


Some museums and churches are closed on Mondays.