Port of Natal

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Porto de Natal
Porto de Natal RN.jpg
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Country Brazil
Location Natal, Rio Grande do Norte
Coordinates 5°46′22″S 35°12′19″W / 5.77278°S 35.20528°W / -5.77278; -35.20528
Opened January 14, 1922

The Port of Natal (Portuguese: Porto de Natal) is in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, on the Potengi River. It is the South American port closest to Europe.[1] Inaugurated on January 14, 1922, the port is administered by CODERN (Companhia Docas do Rio Grande do Norte), and today has a strong focus on the export of fruit.


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