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Bust of Vicência Barbosa de Melo (ex-owner of the city)

Vicência is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. It is, 81 km away from the state capital Recife. It has an estimated (Ibge 2009) population of 27.877 inhabitants.


Typical Baobab tree, often saw in Pernambuco


The main economic activities in Vicência are based in food & beverage industry and agribusiness, especially sugarcane, bananas; and livestock such as cattle and poultry.

Economic indicators[edit]

Population[1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
27.877 125.629 4.592 0.21%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
33.59% 14.29% 52.12%

Health indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.644 2 78 14.5


Coordinates: 7°40′S 35°20′W / 7.667°S 35.333°W / -7.667; -35.333