Location in Ceará state
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Iguatu is a city in Ceará, a Brazilian State, with a population of 92,260. Agenor Neto is the city's mayor.
A village of Quixelôs Indians existed at this site before the arrival of the Portuguese. In 1707 the Society of Jesus began Western settlement here. It has been classed as a city since 1874. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Iguatu.
Notable native or resident
- Eleazar de Carvalho - Conductor and composer.
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