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Fortaleza

Fortaleza (, Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. With a population close to 2.3 million (metropolitan region over 3.4 million), Fortaleza is the 5th largest city in Brazil. It has an area of 313 square kilometres (121 sq mi) and the highest demographic density in the country (8,001 per km²). To the north of the city lies the Atlantic Ocean; to the south are the municipalities of Pacatuba, Eusébio, Maracanaú and Itaitinga; to the east is the municipality of Aquiraz and the Atlantic Ocean; and to the west is the municipality of Caucaia. Residents of the city are known as Fortalezenses. The current mayor is Luizianne Lins, a former academic at the Federal University of Ceará. Fortaleza is one of the three leading cities in the Northeast region together with Recife and Salvador. The city will be one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, for which Brazil is the host nation.

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List Of Largest Cities In Brazil By State - Northeast Region - Ceará
75,347 Caucaia - 313,584 (part of the Metropolitan Region of Fortaleza) Crateús - 74,036 Crato - 115,087 Fortaleza (capital) - 2,416,920 Iguatu - 92,981 Itapipoca - 107,012 Juazeiro do Norte - 240,638 Maracana ...
Fortaleza - City Gallery
... Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura of Fortaleza Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura Fortaleza Cathedral Coco Park and surrounding buildings Sunset view from Mucuripe ...
Banco Central Burglary At Fortaleza
... The Banco Central burglary at Fortaleza was the theft of about R$ 160 million from the vault of the Banco Central branch located in Fortaleza, in the state of Ceará, Brazil ...
Fortaleza Ozama
... The Fortaleza Ozama (in Spanish Ozama Fortress in English) is a sixteenth-century castle built by the Spanish at the entrance to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and overlooking the Ozama River ... river, the castle, also referred to as "La Fortaleza" or "The Fortress", is the oldest formal military construction of European origin still standing in America ... When the prison was closed, the "Fortaleza" was opened to the public ...
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