Place:Aracati, Ceará, Brazil

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NameAracati
TypeCity
Coordinates4.533°S 37.75°W
Located inCeará, Brazil
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Aracati is a municipality in the state of Ceará, northeast of Brazil. The population of Aracati is 74,285 (according to the 2010 Census). It is part of the microregion of Litoral de Aracati, which is one of the four microregions that make up the macroregion of Jaguaribe.[1][2]

The city center of Aracati was named an important historical site in April 2000 by the National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage of Brazil. The city has several colonial-period residences and churches from the 17th and 18th century. The facades of many residential buildings of Aracati have well-preserved examples of azulejo, the blue-white ceramic tiles common to Portuguese colonial architecture.[3]

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