Cruz, Ceará

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Cruz
Church in downtown Cruz
Church in downtown Cruz
Flag of Cruz
Flag
Official seal of Cruz
Seal
Location of Cruz in Ceará
Location of Cruz in Ceará
Coordinates: 2°55′4″S 40°10′19″W / 2.91778°S 40.17194°W / -2.91778; -40.17194
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Ceará
Founded Jan 14, 1985
Government
 • Mayor Odair José Mendes de Vasconcelos PT (2013–2016)
Area
 • Total 334,121 km2 (129,005 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 22,479
 • Density 67.28/km2 (174.3/sq mi)
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Time zone BST (UTC-3)
Postal Code 62595-000
Area code(s) +55 88
Website http://www.cruz.ce.gov.br/

Cruz is a city in Ceará, state of Brazil. The city lies on the Acaraú River near the northern Atlantic coast. As of 2010 the population was estimated at 22,479.

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