Cáceres, Mato Grosso

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Flag of Cáceres
Official seal of Cáceres
Country Brazil
State Mato Grosso
Founded 6 October 1778[1]

Cáceres is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. It covers an area of 24,000km2 and as of 2014 had an estimated population of 90,000. [2]

The town is sited on the Paraguay River, and hosts a popular fishing festival each September.[3]

Cáceres was the starting point of the Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition.


  1. ^ Ivan Sache (21 November 2010). "Cáceres, Mato Grosso (Brazil)". Flags of the World. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mato Grosso: Caceres". Cidades. IBGE. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Thousands of piranhas infest beach, bite swimmers". Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). 17 November 2011. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 

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