Place:Guarapari, Espírito Santo, Brazil

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NameGuarapari
TypeTown
Coordinates20.65°S 40.517°W
Located inEspírito Santo, Brazil
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Guarapari is a coastal town of Espírito Santo, Brazil. It is a part of Greater Vitoria, 47 km south of the state capital Vitória. Its population is 105,116 (2005) and its area is 592 km².

It is a well-known tourist destination, known for its curving white sand beaches backed by commercial development. With its heavily built-up coastline like Vila Velha and Vitória, it caters heavily to seasonal tourists, and consequently has quite a dramatic seasonal population fluctuation.

Within the municipality there is the Setiba nature reserve, a pristine example of a coastal ecosystem and important for local turtle and bird populations.

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