Marataízes

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Marataizes
City
Skyline of Marataizes
Flag of Marataizes
Flag
Official seal of Marataizes
Seal
Nickname(s): Pearl of the south
Location of Marataizes in the State of Espirito Santo
Location of Marataizes in the State of Espirito Santo
Marataizes is located in Brazil
Marataizes
Marataizes
Location of Marataizes in the State of Espirito Santo
Coordinates: 21°45′14″S 41°19′26″W / 21.75389°S 41.32389°W / -21.75389; -41.32389
Country Brazil
Region Southeast
Bandeira do Espírito Santo.svg Espírito Santo Brazil State EspiritoSanto.svg
Founded Janeiro 14, 1992
Government
 • Mayor Jander Nunes Vidal (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 133.075 km2 (51.381 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 34,140
 • Rank 14th
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3
Postal Code 29345-000
Area code(s) +55 28
Website www.marataizes.es.gov.br

Marataízes is the a municipality located by the Atlantic Ocean in southern Espírito Santo, Brazil. It has a population of 34,140 and holds as such the highest density in the state. Marataízes is a tourist city.

The municipality contains the 42.20 hectares (104.3 acres) Falésias de Marataízes Natural Monument, created in 2008 to protect the cliffs to the south of the town.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Monumento Natural Municipal Falésias de Marataízes (in Portuguese), MERCOSUR, retrieved 2016-10-24