Santa Cruz do Capibaribe

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Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Município de Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Municipality
Municipality of Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Santa Cruz do Capibaribe in 2017
Santa Cruz do Capibaribe in 2017
Flag of Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Flag
Official seal of Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Seal
Mapa de Santa Cruz do Capibaribe (2).png
Santa Cruz do Capibaribe is located in Brazil
Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Santa Cruz do Capibaribe
Coordinates: 07°57′25″S 36°12′18″W / 7.95694°S 36.20500°W / -7.95694; -36.20500Coordinates: 07°57′25″S 36°12′18″W / 7.95694°S 36.20500°W / -7.95694; -36.20500
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira de Pernambuco.svg Pernambuco
Founded December 29, 1953
Government
 • Mayor Edson de Souza Vieira (PSDB)
Area
 • Total 335.55 km2 (129.56 sq mi)
Elevation 438 m (1,410 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 105,761
 • Density 261,20/km2 (67,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC−3)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (UTC−3)
Postal code 55190-000
Area code(s) +55 81
HDI (2010) 0.648 – medium[1]
Website www.santacruzdocapibaribe.pe.gov.br//

Santa Cruz do Capibaribe is a Brazilian municipality in the State of Pernambuco. It is the third largest city in the mesoregion of Agreste of Pernambuco with a population of 105,761 inhabitants in 2017. It has 335.55 km² (208.5 square miles) of total area and it is located about 185.7 km (115.4 miles) from the capital Recife.

The city is famous for its textile industry together with Caruaru and Toritama.

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

The main economic activities in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe are related with the textile industry (employs 41%) and general commerce.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [2] GDP x(1000 R$).[3] GDP pc (R$) [4] PE
105.761 332.112 12.286 0.55%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
1.14% 14.44% 84.42%

Health Indicators[edit]

[5]

HDI (2010) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.648 3 115 22.5

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