|Nickname(s): Model Bahia City|
|Incorporated (town)||1 August 1916|
|Incorporated (city)||2 December 1933|
|• Mayor||José Andrade Mendonça|
|• Total||286,597 km2 (110,656 sq mi)|
|• Density||148.1/km2 (384/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UCT (UTC-3)|
The city is in the meeting point of the Contas River and the Água-Branca River (White-water River).
Ipiaú is bordered by Ibirataia and Jequié to the north, Aiquara and Jitaúna to the west, Ibirataia and Barra do Rocha to the east and Itagibá to the south.
The city is a important producer and exporter of cacao in Brazil.