Araguari is a municipality in western Minas Gerais state, Brazil. It is in the northern Triângulo Mineiro region, on the Jordão River, a tributary of the Paranaíba River, at an elevation between 940 and. The municipality of Araguari has an area of 2774 sqkm, with 54 sqkm in the urban zone and 2675 sqkm in the rural zone. The population in 2018 was 116,691, making it the third-most important city in the Triângulo Mineiro, after Uberlândia and Uberaba. Araguari has also been one of the fastest-growing cities in Brazil, growing more than the rest of the country in proportion.