Jequié

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Jequié
Jequié
Jequié
Flag of Jequié
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Official seal of Jequié
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Jequié is located in Brazil
Jequié
Jequié
Location in the state of Bahia
Coordinates: 13°51′47″S 40°05′03″W / 13.8630°S 40.0843°W / -13.8630; -40.0843Coordinates: 13°51′47″S 40°05′03″W / 13.8630°S 40.0843°W / -13.8630; -40.0843
Country Brazil
RegionNordeste
StateBahia
Government
Area
 • Total2,969.034 km2 (1,146.350 sq mi)
Population
 (2018 est.[1])
 • Total155,800
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Jequié is a city in the state of Bahia, Brazil. Jequié is 365 km away from Salvador, in the Southwest region of Bahia. It is nicknamed "Cidade Sol", meaning "The Sun City" because of its high temperatures. Surrounded by mountains, the city suffers with the heat during the whole year. On summer days, the temperature can reach 48 °C. Jequié is rich on Iron Ore, so it is very hot during the day, and cold at night. It is also known as "Chicago Baiana".

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  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population