Place:Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia, Brazil


NameTeixeira de Freitas
Coordinates17.539°S 39.744°W
Located inBahia, Brazil

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Teixeira de Freitas is a city in the extreme south of the Brazilian state of Bahia, on the edge of highway BR-101, and is one of the largest cities in that state with a population estimated at 118,681 inhabitants. It has an agricultural economy based principally in cattle ranching and raising crops. The city is a regional commercial center, serving approximately 14 municipalities.

The city had its origin as a crossroads, and has always maintained its character as a place that draws entrepreneurs from other regions. Major expansion of industry in the area, combined with the growth of eucalyptus plantations, has adversely impacted small-scale agriculture in the surrounding rural areas, resulting in declining population in those rural areas. Teixeira de Freitas has also a busy commercial district and the economy has developed a lot lately thanks to the migration of the population from surrounding towns.

Teixeira de Freitas is located at .

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