Salitre, Ceará

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The Municipality of Salitre
Location of Salitre in the State of Ceará
Location of Salitre in the State of Ceará
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira do Ceará.svg Ceará
Founded June 30, 1988
 • Mayor Agenor Manoel Ribeiro (PT)
 • Total 899.824 km2 (347.424 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (740 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 15,684
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
HDI (2000) 0.558 – medium[2]

Salitre is a municipality of the Northeastern state of Ceará in Brazil. It is located in the southwest corner of the state, being the only municipality to have boundaries with both Piauí and Bahia states.


  1. ^ "2012 Populational Estimate" (PDF). Censo Populacional 2012. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1] UNDP

Coordinates: 7°17′02″S 40°27′38″W / 7.28389°S 40.46056°W / -7.28389; -40.46056