Ministry of Cities

The Ministry of Cities (Portuguese: Ministério das Cidades) was a cabinet-level federal ministry in Brazil, created on January 1, 2003.[2] On January 1, 2019 President Jair Bolsonaro had it merged with the Ministry of National Integration to form the Ministry of Regional Development, lead by Minister Gustavo Canuto.

Ministry of Cities
Ministry overview
Formed1 January 2003
Dissolved1 January 2019
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budgetR$ 27,8 billion (2015)[1]
Minister responsible


  1. Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. p. 22. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  2. Scruggs, Gregory (2019-07-18). "Ministry of cities RIP: the sad story of Brazil's great urban experiment". The Guardian. Retrieved 2019-07-20.

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