Abaetetuba

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Abaetetuba
Municipality
The Municipality 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
 • Municipality 430.9 km2 (166.4 sq mi)
 • Metro 15,416.9 km2 (5,952 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Municipality 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.

Etymology[edit]

"Abaetetuba" comes from the Tupi language and means "group of true men", from the words abá ("man"), eté ("true") and tyba ("group").[1]

History[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fflch.usp.br/dlcv/tupi/vocabulario.htm