Caculé is a Brazilianmunicipality located in the state of Bahia, which possesses approximately 21,000 inhabitants and is situated 750 kilometers away from Salvador. Its economy is based mostly on agriculture. The climate in Caculé is warm and dry during the day, being cooler at night, at about 15 °C. The "Rio Antônio" (river Antônio) crosses the city. Though it presently has no operational railroad station, Caculé is midpoint on the Ferrovia Centro Atlântica railroad route connecting Montes Claros to Salvador, Bahia.