Penaforte

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Penaforte
Nickname(s): 
"Jeri"
Location of Penaforte in Ceará
Location of Penaforte in Ceará
Coordinates: 07°49′44″S 39°04′37″W / 7.82889°S 39.07694°W / -7.82889; -39.07694Coordinates: 07°49′44″S 39°04′37″W / 7.82889°S 39.07694°W / -7.82889; -39.07694
CountryBrazil
RegionNortheast
StateCeará
Government
 • MayorNicolau Vieira Angelo (PSDB)
Area
 • Total190.428 km2 (73.525 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total8,067
 • Density39.1/km2 (101/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
HDI (2000)0.687 – medium[2]

Penaforte is the southernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Ceará, bordering the state of Pernambuco.

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