Abaetetuba

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Abaetetuba
City
The City of Abaetetuba
Flag of Abaetetuba
Flag
Official seal of Abaetetuba
Seal
Nickname(s): "A cidade do Mirití"
("City of Mirití")
Abaetetuba is located in Brazil
Abaetetuba
Abaetetuba
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 01°43′04″S 48°52′58″W / 1.71778°S 48.88278°W / -1.71778; -48.88278Coordinates: 01°43′04″S 48°52′58″W / 1.71778°S 48.88278°W / -1.71778; -48.88278
Country  Brazil
Region North
State Bandeira do Pará.svg Pará
Founded 1724
Incorporated 1842
Government
 • Mayor Francineti Maria Rodrigues Carvalho PSDB
Area
 • City 430.9 km2 (166.4 sq mi)
 • Metro 15,416.9 km2 (5,952 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2010)
 • City 141.054 (7th)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)
CEP 68000-000 to 68400-999
Area code(s) +55 91
Website Abaetetuba, Para

The city of Abaetetuba is located in Pará State, Brazil. The population of the municipality is 141,054, of which 78,000 live in the city proper (IBGE figure 2010). The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Abaetetuba, and home of the Our Lady of the Conception Cathedral.[1]

Etymology[edit]

"Abaetetuba" comes from the Tupi language and means "group of true men", from the words abá ("man"), eté ("true") and tyba ("group").[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição Cathedral of Our Lady of Conception Abaetetuba, PARÁ, Brazil". GCatholic.org. 2018. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-10.