Recife

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Recife is the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in Brazil with 4,054,866 inhabitants, the largest urban agglomeration of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast corner of South America.wikipedia
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Pernambuco

PEPernambuco statePernambuco, Brazil
Recife is the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in Brazil with 4,054,866 inhabitants, the largest urban agglomeration of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast corner of South America. The Metropolitan Region of Recife is the main industrial zone of the State of Pernambuco; major products are those derived from cane (sugar and ethanol), motor vehicles, ships, oil platforms, electronics, software, and others.
Its capital and largest city, Recife, is one of the most important economic and urban hubs in the country.

Recife metropolitan area

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The Metropolitan Region of Recife is the main industrial zone of the State of Pernambuco; major products are those derived from cane (sugar and ethanol), motor vehicles, ships, oil platforms, electronics, software, and others. The Logistics and Communications sector employs 4% of the people in Recife, 12.3% in Jaboatão dos Guararapes and over 9% in the Metropolitan Area.
Recife Metropolitan Area is the eighth largest metropolitan area in Brazil with a population of 3.9 million.

Brazilian Carnival

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The Historic Centre of Olinda, 7 km north of the city, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and both cities' Brazilian Carnival are among the world's most famous.
The northeastern cities of Recife, Olinda, Salvador, and Porto Seguro have organized groups parading through streets, and public interacts directly with them.

Olinda

Linda, eternamente OlindaOktoberfest in der Altstadt von OlindaOlinda, Brazil
The Historic Centre of Olinda, 7 km north of the city, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and both cities' Brazilian Carnival are among the world's most famous. The Mascate War of 1710–1711 pitted merchants of Recife against those of nearby Olinda.
Olinda, is a historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, in Greater Recife (capital of Pernambuco State).

Igarassu, Pernambuco

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Olinda (and Igarassu before it) had been settled in 1536 by Captain General Duarte Coelho, a Portuguese nobleman, proprietor and administrator of the captaincy of Pernambuco.
It is the second oldest city of the country and is situated on the north coast of the metropolitan region of Recife, approximately 32 km.

Boa Viagem, Recife

Boa Viagem
Boa Viagem, Pina and Brasília Teimosa The New Year begins at the beach, Praia de Boa Viagem and in Old Recife.
Boa Viagem is a neighborhood in the city of Recife, Pernambuco in the privileged southern zone of the town.

Mauritsstad

Mauritsstad, Recife, Brazil
It was the former capital Mauritsstad of the 17th century colony of New Holland of Dutch Brazil, established by the Dutch West India Company.
Mauritsstad (or Mauritius) was the capital of Dutch Brazil, and is now a part of the Brazilian city of Recife.

Köppen climate classification

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Recife has a tropical climate, more specifically a tropical monsoon climate (Am in Köppen climate classification), with warm to hot temperatures and high relative humidity throughout the year.

Dutch Brazil

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It was the former capital Mauritsstad of the 17th century colony of New Holland of Dutch Brazil, established by the Dutch West India Company.
The main cities of the Dutch colony of New Holland were the capital Mauritsstad (today Recife), Frederikstadt (João Pessoa), Nieuw Amsterdam (Natal), Saint Louis (São Luís), São Cristóvão, Fort Schoonenborch (Fortaleza), Sirinhaém and Olinda.

Mascate War

War of the Peddlers
The Mascate War of 1710–1711 pitted merchants of Recife against those of nearby Olinda.
On the other were Portuguese traders in Recife, pejoratively called peddlers.

Castro Alves

Antônio Castro AlvesAntônio de Castro AlvesAntônio Frederico de Castro Alves
Several Brazilian historical figures, such as the poet and abolitionist Castro Alves, moved to Recife for their studies.
In 1862, he moved to Recife in order to study at the Faculdade de Direito do Recife, but he was rejected twice.

Porto Digital

Recife has an area dedicated to information technology called "Porto Digital" (Digital Port) with more than 90 companies and 3,000 high tech Jobs.
Porto Digital is an initiative in Recife, Brazil to foster technological innovation in the northern region of Brazil.

Jaboatão dos Guararapes

JaboatãoJ. dos GuararapesJaboatao dos Guarapes
The Logistics and Communications sector employs 4% of the people in Recife, 12.3% in Jaboatão dos Guararapes and over 9% in the Metropolitan Area.
It is a part of the Recife metro area.

Recife Antigo

Old Recife
The New Year begins at the beach, Praia de Boa Viagem and in Old Recife.
Recife Antigo (Old Recife) is the historical section of central Recife, Brazil.

Northeast Region, Brazil

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Recife stands out as a major tourist attraction of the Northeast, both for its beaches and for its historic sites, dating back to both the Portuguese and the Dutch colonization of the region.
Each of the states' capitals are also its largest cities, and they include Recife, Salvador, Fortaleza and São Luís, all lying on the Atlantic coast, each with a population above a million inhabitants.

Brazil

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Recife is the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in Brazil with 4,054,866 inhabitants, the largest urban agglomeration of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast corner of South America.
The other metro systems are in Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Recife, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Teresina and Fortaleza.

Beberibe River

Beberibe
The city is located at the confluence of the Beberibe and Capibaribe rivers before they flow into the South Atlantic Ocean.
Its drainage basin measures 81 square kilometers and includes the following cities: Recife ( 65% ), Olinda ( 21% ) and Camaragibe ( 14% ).

Ricardo Brennand Institute

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The Ricardo Brennand Institute (in Portuguese Instituto Ricardo Brennand, IRB) is a cultural institution located in the city of Recife, Brazil.

1950 FIFA World Cup

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Additionally, Recife hosted the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 1950 FIFA World Cup.

Zoo Botanical Park Dois Irmãos

Dois Irmãos ParkJardim Zoobotânico de Dois IrmãosPark and Zoo Dois Irmãos
Recife has a zoo known as the Dois Irmãos Park, consisting of 387 hectares of Atlantic Forest reserve and 14 hectares of botanical gardens.
The Zoo Botanical Park Dois Irmãos, is located in the city of Recife, state of Pernambuco - Brazil.

Catholic University of Pernambuco

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The Catholic University of Pernambuco (Universidade Católica de Pernambuco, Unicap) in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, is a Catholic University run by the Society of Jesus.

São Luís, Maranhão

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It has a much lower crime than other regional capitals, such as Salvador or São Luís, yet despite that crime rose 440% in 2015.
The rich cotton producers and local businessmen sent their children to study in Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro as far as Europe.

Frevo

It is also home to the frevo, a regional dance and music, typical in carnival, and Mangue Beat, a type of Brazilian rock with mixture of Maracatu, Ciranda, Rap and other musical styles.
Frevo is a dance and musical style originating from Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, traditionally associated with Brazilian Carnival.

Federal University of Pernambuco

Universidade Federal de PernambucoUFPEUniversity of Recife
The city is an education hub, and home to the Federal University of Pernambuco, the largest university in Pernambuco.
Federal University of Pernambuco (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, UFPE) is a public university in Recife, Brazil, established in 1946.