Coruripe

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Coruripe
Municipality
The Municipality of Coruripe
Flag of Coruripe
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Nickname(s): "Land of the Caetés"
Motto: "Trabalho e Progresso" ("Work and Progress")
Location of Coruripe in the State of Alagoas
Location of Coruripe in the State of Alagoas
Coordinates: 10°07′33″S 36°10′33″W / 10.12583°S 36.17583°W / -10.12583; -36.17583
Country  Brazil
State Bandeira de Alagoas.svg Alagoas
Mesoregion Leste Alagoano
Microregion São Miguel dos Campos
Founded 1850
Government
 • Mayor Marx Beltrão Lima Siqueira (PMDB)
Area
 • Total 912.716 km2 (352.402 sq mi)
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 52,160
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Coruripense
Time zone UTC-3
Area code(s) +55 82
HDI (2000) 0.665 – medium[1]
Website Official website

Coordinates: 10°07′33″S 36°10′33″W / 10.12583°S 36.17583°W / -10.12583; -36.17583 Coruripe is a municipality located in the southern coast of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population is 44,272 (2005) and its area is 913 km².[2] It is the largest municipality in Alagoas by area, but among the largest municipalities of each Brazilian state, it is the smallest. It is situated at the edge of Coruripe river.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-12-17.  - UNDP
  2. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11.