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Maceió
Municipality
The Municipality o Maceió

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Nickname(s): "The Paradise o Watters"
Location o Maceió in the State o Alagoas
Maceió is located in Brazil
Maceió
Maceió
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 9°39′57″S 35°44′06″W / 9.66583°S 35.73500°W / -9.66583; -35.73500
Kintra  Brazil
State Bandeira de Alagoas.svg Alagoas
Mesoregion Leste Alagoano
Microregion Maceió
Foondit 5 December 1815
Government
 • Mayor José Cícero Soares de Almeida (PP)
Area
 • Total 511 km2 (197 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 932,608
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Demonym Maceioenses
Time zone UTC-3
Postal Code 57000-000
Area code(s) +55 82
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Maceió (Portuguese pronunciation: [masejˈjɔ]) is the caipital an the lairgest ceety o the coastal state Alagoas, Brazil. The name "maceió" is o Indie oreegin, an designates the naturally spontaneous courses o watter which flow oot o the soil. Maist maceiós flow tae the sea, but some get trappit an form lakes ("lagoas", in Portuguese).

There are plenty o maceiós an lakes in this pairt o Brazil; acause of this, the ceety wis namit Maceió, an the State, Alagoas. The new Zumbi dos Palmares Internaitional Airport connects Maceió wi mony Brazilian ceeties an operates some internaitional flichts. The ceety is hame tae the Federal University o Alagoas.

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