Nazaré da Mata

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Nazaré da Mata is a city located in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Located at 62 km from Recife, capital of the state of Pernambuco. Has an estimated (Ibge 2009) population of 30.185 people, it is well known as the town of Maracatu Rural and its engenhos de cana-de-açúcar (sugarcane plantations houses). It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nazaré.



The main economic activities in Nazaré da Mata are based in food and beverage industry, commerce and agribusiness, especially sugarcane; and livestock such as poultry, cattle, goats and sheep.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
30.185 148.466 5.084 0.25%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
13.17% 23.20% 63.63%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.703 2 104 23.6


Coordinates: 7°44′31″S 35°13′40″W / 7.74194°S 35.22778°W / -7.74194; -35.22778