Lauro de Freitas

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Lauro de Freitas is a municipality of 59 km² in the north-east of the state of Bahia, in Brazil, located at 12° 53' 38" South 38° 19' 37" West. In 2005, it had 141,280 inhabitants.

Vilas do Atlântico, a wealthy neighborhood, is located in Lauro de Freitas.


The monastery of Priorado São Norberto runs the Centro Comunitário Cristo Libertador, which supports various charities throughout the region.

Coordinates: 12°53′38″S 38°19′37″W / 12.89389°S 38.32694°W / -12.89389; -38.32694