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Fortaleza
Municipality
The Municipality o Fortaleza
Banner o Fortaleza
Banner
Offeecial seal o Fortaleza
Seal
Nickname(s): Fortal
Motto: "Fortitudine"
Location of Fortaleza
Fortaleza is located in Brazil
Fortaleza
Fortaleza
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 3°43′6″S 38°32′34″W / 3.71833°S 38.54278°W / -3.71833; -38.54278
Kintra  Brazil
Region Northeast
State Bandeira do Ceará.svg Ceará
Foondit 13 Aprile 1726
Govrenment
 • Mayor Roberto Claudio (PT)
Aurie
 • Municipality 313.8 km2 (121.1 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (68.9 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Municipality 2,315,116 (5t)
 • Density 7,587.68/km2 (19,611/sq mi)
 • Metro 3,602,319
Time zone BST (UTC-3)
Postal Code 60000-000
Aurie code(s) +55 85
Wabsteid Fortaleza, Ceará

Fortaleza (Portuguese pronunciation: [foʁtaˈlezɐ], Fortress) is the state caipital o Ceará, locatit in Northeastern Brazil. Wi a population close tae 2.3 million (metropolitan region ower 3.4 million), Fortaleza is the 5t lairgest ceety in Brazil. It haes an aurie o 313 square kilometres (121 sq mi) an the heichest demographic density in the Kintra (8,001 per km²). Tae the north o the ceety lees the Atlantic Ocean; tae the sooth are the municipalities o Pacatuba, Eusébio, Maracanaú an Itaitinga; tae the east is the municipality o Aquiraz an the Atlantic Ocean; an tae the wast is the municipality o Caucaia. Residents o the ceety are kent as Fortalezenses. Fortaleza is ane o the three leadin ceeties in the Northeast region thegither wi Recife an Salvador. The ceety will be ane o the host ceeties o the 2014 FIFA Warld Cup, for which Brazil is the host naition.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fortaleza's sister ceeties are:

Kintra Ceety State / Region
Venezuela Venezuela Coat of arms of Caracas.svg Caracas[1] Flag of Venezuela.svg Caipital Destrict
Unitit States Unitit States Miami Beach[2] Flag of Florida.svg Florida
Italy Italy Montese[3] Regione-Emilia-Romagna-Stemma.svg Emilia-Romagna
Brazil Brazil Brasão de Natal.jpg Natal[4] Bandeira do Rio Grande do Norte.svg Rio Grande do Norte
Cape Verde Cape Verde Flag of Cape Verde.svg Praia[5] Flag of Cape Verde.svg Santiago
Unitit States Unitit States Racine[6] Flag of Wisconsin.svg Wisconsin
Senegal Senegal Flag of Senegal.svg Saint-Louis[7] Flag of Senegal.svg Saint-Louis Region

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Pragmatismo marca gestão de Luizianne em Fortaleza". Clipping do Ministério do Planejamento. 17 de abril de 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Sister City of Miami Beach — City Commission Meeting" (PDF). City of Miami Beach. 26 de maio de 2004. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2005-06-19. Retrieved 2008-07-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[deid airtin]
  3. "La Força Expedicionária Brasileira — F.E.B". MUSEO STORICO DI MONTESE. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  4. "Lei 9083 Considera Cidade Irmã de Fortaleza a cidade de Natal" (PDF). Diário Oficial do Município de Fortaleza. 1 de junho de 2006. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2008-07-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[deid airtin]
  5. "Praia gemina-se com Fortaleza no seu 150º aniversário". Embaixador de Cabo Verde em Brasília. 29 de abril de 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. "Online Directory: Brazil, Americas". Sister Cities International. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  7. "O 1º Intercâmbio Econômico e Cultural Afro-Brasileiro possibilita negócios entre Senegal e Ceará". APRECE. 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-14.