Morro de São Paulo

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Morro de São Paulo
View of Morro de São Paulo, Bahia
View of Morro de São Paulo, Bahia
Morro de São Paulo is located in Brazil
Morro de São Paulo
Morro de São Paulo
Location of Morro de São Paulo in the State of Bahia
Coordinates: 13°22′54″S 38°54′50″W / 13.38167°S 38.91389°W / -13.38167; -38.91389Coordinates: 13°22′54″S 38°54′50″W / 13.38167°S 38.91389°W / -13.38167; -38.91389
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira da Bahia.svg Bahia
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Postal Code 45400000
Morro de São Paulo.

Morro de São Paulo (translation: St. Paul's Hill) is one of 5 villages of the island Tinharé in the municipality of Cairu, Bahia, Brazil.


Martim Afonso de Sousa, landed in 1531 and baptized this island “Tynharéa” and the Bahian accent soon transformed that name to “Tinharé”.


The village is 272 km from the city of Salvador by route and 60 km by sea. The only way to get to the island is by boat or by charter flights that go from the airport of Salvador to the local airstrip or by regular flights to Valença Airport.

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