Jandaíra

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Jandaíra
Municipality
The Municipality of Jandaíra
Mangue seco beach in Jandaíra.
Mangue seco beach in Jandaíra.
Location in Bahia
Location in Bahia
Coordinates: 11°33′50″S 37°47′02″W / 11.56389°S 37.78389°W / -11.56389; -37.78389Coordinates: 11°33′50″S 37°47′02″W / 11.56389°S 37.78389°W / -11.56389; -37.78389
CountryBrazil
RegionNortheast
StateBahia
FoundedJuly 6, 1832
Government
 • MayorJoão Alves dos Santos
Area
 • Total642.652 km2 (248.129 sq mi)
Population
(2008)
 • Total10,027
 • Density17.6/km2 (46/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC11° 33' 50" S 37° 47' 02" O
HDI (2000)0.575 – medium[2]

Jandaíra is the easternmost city in the Brazilian state of Bahia. The city is famous because of the Mangue seco village and beach.

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