Nova Mutum is a municipality in the state of Mato Grosso in the Central-West Region of Brazil. It belongs to micro Alto Teles Pires and meso Norte Mato-Grossense, a distance of 242 kilometres (150 mi) north of Cuiaba, the state capital. Its population was estimated in 2016 by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics as 41,178 people, MT: 14 with municipal data, it is estimated that the current population exceeds 50 thousand.
The city has the MT: 3rd best (HDI) of the state, and the 8th-largest economy, with a GDP of R$2167526.000000 MT: 8 BR: 332. Much of its economy is focused on agriculture; the municipality is the second-largest state grain producer and one of the largest in Brazil, with an area of 410,000 hectares (1,000,000 acres) of planted soybeans, as 3rd-largest exporter in Mato Grosso and 41st of Brazil. The magazine Isto É and Austin Rating pointed out that Nova Mutum is the 8th city of Brazil in the ranking of economic indicators, item "foreign trade", and placed 28th in the social indicator item "health" among the best municipalities in Brazil with population up to 50 thousand inhabitants. (continue)