Iguatu

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Location of Iguatu in red

Iguatu is a city in Ceará, a Brazilian State, with a population of 92,260. Agenor Neto is the city's "prefeito", roughly equivalent to a mayor.

History[edit]

A village of Quixelôs Indians existed at this site before the arrival of the Portuguese. In 1707 the Society of Jesus began Western settlement here. It has been classed as a city since 1874. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Iguatu.

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Coordinates: 06°21′32″S 39°17′56″W / 6.35889°S 39.29889°W / -6.35889; -39.29889