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Acaraú (also Acarahú) is a municipality in the Ceará state of Brazil. The city lies on the Acaraú River near the northern Atlantic coast. In 2010 the population was estimated at 57,542. The municipality is a major producer of Brazilian lobster and its economy depends heavily on fishing, agriculture and cattle breeding.
Historically, Acaraú was known as Acaracu until 19 September 1882.
Coordinates: 2°53′09″S 40°07′07″W / 2.88583°S 40.11861°W