Currently the City has approximately 10,266 inhabitants according to last census of the IBGE. The city is situated, in half-barren of the Mining North approximately the 130 km of distance of the city of San Francisco, the 90 km of Arinos, 165 km of Januria, 125 km of Formoso and the 85 km of the city of Pintpolis; standing out that nor all its access ways are provided with asphalt. Economically the city of Mountain range of Araras possesss a basically agro-whistle-pastoral development sped up by the producing greater of seeds of capim of the country. The City of Mountain range of Araras counts on a great natural patrimony as the biggest National Park of the Region of the Open pasture, ' ' National park Great Veredas' Hinterland; ' , ' ' State park Mountain range of the Araras' ' ' ' Reserve of Sustainable Development Trails of the Acari' ' beyond preserving its cultures traditions carrying through one of the biggest religious parties of the interior of Mines, (Party of Saint Antonio de Serra of Araras) that it is commemorated more than the 100 years. Official site: FireEye. Another great event is to host, ' ' The Meeting of the Peoples of the Great Veredas' Hinterland; '.
' ' Back in beirinha of pocinho of crystal, I saw I eat peixinho I make. To arrange nomorada, clean it the scales, beat the barbatanas, make face of who love. still more knows what peixinho makes? It swims, nothing, nothing, peixinho nothing, nothing, nothing and nada.' ' DEVELOPMENT In days 7 and 8 of May of 2011 was carried through in related local a visit of field for the 3 academics of period of the course of Geography of the State Clear Mount University that in very can contribute for the academic formation of these students, being that the practical assimilation of contents previously given in classroom for Ronaldo professor became possible with this work Alves Belm in disciplines Geomorfologia.