Irecê

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Irecê
Municipality and city
Flag of Irecê
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Bahia Municip Irece.svg
Irecê is located in Brazil
Irecê
Irecê
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 11°18′14″S 42°51′21″W / 11.30389°S 42.85583°W / -11.30389; -42.85583
Country  Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Bahia
Mesoregion Centro Norte Baiano
Area
 • Total 121,118 sq mi (313,695 km2)
Population (2012)
 • Total 62,527
Time zone UTC -3

Irecê is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil. As of 2012 it had a population of 62,527 people. 476 kilometres (296 mi) by road northwest of Salvador. It is an agricultural town known for growing black beans and being a wine producing region.[1]

Notable landmarks[edit]

It is the home of the "Academia Ireceense de Letras e Artes." It was also the site the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God chose for an industrial kibbutz.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Simon (1 January 1981). The Logic of Poverty: The Case of the Brazilian Northeast. Routledge. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-7100-0637-0. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Meyer, Birgit; Moors, Annelies (1 December 2005). Religion, Media, and the Public Sphere. Indiana University Press. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-253-11172-2. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

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