Anchieta, Espírito Santo

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Anchieta is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Its population was 23,902 in 2010 and its area is 409 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).


Coordinates: 20°48′20″S 40°38′40″W / 20.80556°S 40.64444°W / -20.80556; -40.64444