Anchieta, Espírito Santo

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Anchieta
Municipality
Anchieta is located in Brazil
Anchieta
Anchieta
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 20°48′20″S 40°38′40″W / 20.80556°S 40.64444°W / -20.80556; -40.64444Coordinates: 20°48′20″S 40°38′40″W / 20.80556°S 40.64444°W / -20.80556; -40.64444
Country  Brazil
Region Southeast Region
State Espírito Santo
Area
 • Total 412 km2 (159 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 27,624
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone BRT/BRST (UTC-3/-2)

Anchieta is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Its population was 27,624 in 2015 and its area is 412 km².[1] Its average elevation is 2m above sea level.

Formerly known as Reritiba, the city was renamed after the Jesuit Spanish missionary and saint José de Anchieta (1534-1597).

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