Jequiá da Praia

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Jequiá da Praia
Municipality
Barra de Jequiá
Barra de Jequiá
Location in Alagoas
Location in Alagoas
Coordinates: 10°00′35″S 36°01′32″W / 10.009690°S 36.025489°W / -10.009690; -36.025489Coordinates: 10°00′35″S 36°01′32″W / 10.009690°S 36.025489°W / -10.009690; -36.025489
Country Brazil
State Alagoas
Area
 • Total 338.600 km2 (130.734 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 11,887
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−3

Jequiá da Praia is a municipality located in the coast of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its area is 339 km²,[1] and in 2005 it had a population of 12,926.

The municipal seat lies on the Jequiá River. The municipality contains the 10,231 hectares (25,280 acres) Lagoa do Jequiá Marine Extractive Reserve, created in 2002.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IBGE - [1]
  2. ^ RESEX Marinha da Lagoa do Jequiá (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-12