Ilha Grande, Piauí

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Ilha Grande
Location in Piauí and Brazil
Location in Piauí and Brazil
Coordinates: 02°51′28″S 41°49′15″W / 2.85778°S 41.82083°W / -2.85778; -41.82083Coordinates: 02°51′28″S 41°49′15″W / 2.85778°S 41.82083°W / -2.85778; -41.82083
Country Brazil
Region Northeast
State Piauí
Settled January 26, 1997
 • Mayor Joana Darc Sertão (PSDB)
 • Total 134.318 km2 (51.860 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 8,663
 • Density 64.4/km2 (167/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-2 (UTC-2)

Ilha Grande is one of the four coastal cities of Piauí, Brazil. It is also the northernmost city of the state.

The municipality contains part of the 313,800 hectares (775,000 acres) Delta do Parnaíba Environmental Protection Area, created in 1996.[2]


  1. ^ 2008 population statistics of IBGE
  2. ^ APA Delta do Parnaíba (Federal) (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-09