Icapuí

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Icapuí
A beach in Icapuí.
A beach in Icapuí.
Location of Icapuí in Ceará
Location of Icapuí in Ceará
Coordinates: 04°42′46″S 37°21′18″W / 4.71278°S 37.35500°W / -4.71278; -37.35500Coordinates: 04°42′46″S 37°21′18″W / 4.71278°S 37.35500°W / -4.71278; -37.35500
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Ceará
Founded January 22, 1984
Government
 • Mayor José Edilson da Silva (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 428.688 km2 (165.517 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 19,089
 • Density 41.6/km2 (108/sq mi)
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Time zone AST (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.631 – medium[2]

Icapuí is the easternmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Ceará, located in the northeast coast of the state. Known for being the first city in Brazil to perform the eradication of illiteracy.

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