Itumbiara is a small city and municipality in the extreme south of the state of Goiás, Brazil. The population was 100,000 (2008) in a total area of 2,461,3 km². Itumbiara is one of the most prosperous cities in Goiás and is a major producer of soybeans, corn, cattle, and milk. Itumbiara lies 197 kilometers south of the state capital, Goiânia, and is on the state boundary with Minas Gerais. There are good road connections with Goiânia and São José do Rio Preto, state of São Paulo, by the national highway, BR 153. Brazil's most popular hot springs, Caldas Novas and Rio Quente, are located a short distance to the north.
Itumbiara's main attraction is its nautical tourism. The artificial lake of Itumbiara offers, besides its natural beauty, above-average fishing. The lake can be used for all types of water sports. On the second Sunday of August the traditional river procession of Our Lady of the Graces takes place. Other touristic points are the Vermelhão Lake, two waterfalls, Salto de Santa Maria de Cima and Saltos de Santa Maria do Meio. The Affonso Penna Bridge, also known as the "Crystal Bridge", which links the states of Goiás and Minas Gerais. Itumbiara also has a Kart circuit, which hosts regional, national and international events, with a capacity for 5,000 people.