Equador, Rio Grande do Norte

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Equador
Municipality
The Municipality of Equador
Location of Equador
Location of Equador
Coordinates: 06°56′42″S 36°43′04″W / 6.94500°S 36.71778°W / -6.94500; -36.71778Coordinates: 06°56′42″S 36°43′04″W / 6.94500°S 36.71778°W / -6.94500; -36.71778
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira do Rio Grande do Norte.svg Rio Grande do Norte
Government
 • Mayor Vanildo Fernandes Bezerra
Area
 • Total 264.983 km2 (102.311 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 6,050
 • Density 21.9/km2 (57/sq mi)
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Time zone UTC-3
HDI (2000) 0.665 – medium[2]

Equador (lit. "Equator") is the southernmost city in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte. It is known as the 'City of Sun' by Brazilians.

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