Tiros

Tiros is a Brazilian municipality located in the northwest of the state of Minas Gerais. Its population as of 2007 was 7,416 people living in a total area of 2,093 km². The city belongs to the mesoregion of Triângulo Mineiro e Alto Paranaíba and to the microregion of Patos de Minas. It became a municipality in 1924.

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