Jaguaribe

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Jaguaribe
Municipality
Country  Brazil
Region Nordeste
State Ceará
Mesoregion Jaguaribe
Population (2009)
 • Total 36,493
 • Density 49/sq mi (18.8/km2)
Time zone UTC -3

Jaguaribe is a municipality in the state of Ceará in the Northeast region of Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

The municipality contains part of the reservoir of the Castanhão Dam, the largest in the state.[5]

Notable people[edit]

The English author Henry Koster (1793–1820) was a coffee planter at Jaguaribe.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Estimativas da população para 1º de julho de 2009" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Estimativas de População, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). August 14, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano, Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). December 19, 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 2, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ Regis, Laís Belmino (8 March 2016), "A História do Açude Castanhão", Mar do Ceará (in Portuguese), retrieved 2017-02-22 
  6. ^ 'Art. IV. Travels in Brazil By Henry Koster', review in The Quarterly Review dated January 1817, vol. XVI (London: John Murray, 1817), pp. 344387


Coordinates: 5°53′27″S 38°37′19″W / 5.89083°S 38.6219°W / -5.89083; -38.6219