Vitória, Espírito Santo

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Vitória
Ceety an municipality
The Municipality o Vitória do Espírito Santo
Montages o the ceety o Vitória

Flag
Nickname(s): Honey Island
Sun Ceety
Vix
Location in the State o Espírito Santo
Country Banner o Brazil Brazil
Region Sootheast
State Bandeira do Espírito Santo.svg Espírito Santo
Foondit 1535
Government
 • Mayor João Carlos Coser (PT)
Area
 • Ceety an municipality 93 km2 (36 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Ceety an municipality 313,312
 • Density 3,360/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,627,651
Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3)
Postal Code 29000-000
Website Vitória, Espírito Santo

Vitória (Portuguese pronunciation: [viˈtɔɾjɐ], Victory) is the caipital o the state o Espírito Santo, Brazil. It is locatit on a sma island athin a bay whaur a few rivers meet the sea. It wis foondit in 1551. The ceety proper (aurie 93 km2 or 35.9 sq mi) haes a population o 313,300 (2005) whilst the Greater Vitória metropolitan aurie haes a population o mair than 1,612,885 (2005), the 14t lairgest in Brazil. In 1998, the Unitit Naitions ratit Vitória as the fowert best state caipital in Brazil tae live in, ratin ceeties on health, education, an social impruivement projects.

Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport connects Vitória wi mony Brazilian ceeties.

The ceety is hame tae the Federal University o Espírito Santo (UFES).

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