Icapuí

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Icapuí
A beach in Icapuí.
A beach in Icapuí.
Location of Icapuí in Ceará
Location of Icapuí in Ceará
Coordinates: 04°42′46″S 37°21′18″W / 4.71278°S 37.35500°W / -4.71278; -37.35500Coordinates: 04°42′46″S 37°21′18″W / 4.71278°S 37.35500°W / -4.71278; -37.35500
CountryBrazil
RegionNortheast
StateCeará
FoundedJanuary 22, 1984
Government
 • MayorJosé Edilson da Silva (PSDB)
Area
 • Total428.688 km2 (165.517 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total19,089
 • Density41.6/km2 (108/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC-3 (AST)
HDI (2000)0.631 – medium[2]

Icapuí is the easternmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Ceará, located in the northeast coast of the state. Known for being the first city in Brazil to perform the eradication of illiteracy.

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