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Location in Ceará  state
Location in Ceará state
Uruoca is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 03°18′50″S 40°33′25″W / 3.31389°S 40.55694°W / -3.31389; -40.55694Coordinates: 03°18′50″S 40°33′25″W / 3.31389°S 40.55694°W / -3.31389; -40.55694
Country  Brazil
Region Northeast Region
State Ceará
Population (2008)
 • Total 13,613
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)

Uruoca is a municipality of the Brazilian state of Ceará. Its estimated population is 13,613 inhabitants (according to the 2008 Census). It is part of the microregion of Coreaú, which is one of the seven microregions that make up the mesoregion of Noroeste Cearense.

The municipality contains part of the 1,592,550 hectares (3,935,300 acres) Serra da Ibiapaba Environmental Protection Area, created in 1996.[1]


  1. ^ APA Serra da Ibiapaba (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2017-02-10