Santa Cruz do Capibaribe

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Santa Cruz do Capibaribe (population 80.330) is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco. It lies in the mesoregion of Agreste of Pernambuco.Has 335.5 sq/km of total area and is famous for its textile industry together with Caruaru and Toritama.



The main economic activities in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe are related with the textile industry (employs 41%) and general commerce.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
80.330 332.112 4.507 0.55%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
1.14% 14.44% 84.42%

Health Indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.699 3 115 22.5


Coordinates: 07°57′25″S 36°12′18″W / 7.95694°S 36.20500°W / -7.95694; -36.20500