Uberaba is a city and municipality in the west of the state of Minas
Gerais in Brazil. Its population is 302,623 (2012) with an area of
4529.7 km², giving a density of 60.71 people per km². It is located on a
plateau at an elevation of 823 meters and is in the Uberaba River floodplain.
It became a city in 1856