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Coordinates: 09°23′48″S 36°09′13″W / 9.39667°S 36.15361°W / -9.39667; -36.15361 Cajueiro is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population is 19,212 (2005) and its area is 124 km².[1] Its name comes from the Portuguese for the cashew tree — in the 19th century, a village began to form around such a tree, near the banks of the Paraíba river.


  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.