Abaetetuba

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Abaetetuba
The City of Abaetetuba
Flag of Abaetetuba
Flag
Official seal of Abaetetuba
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"A cidade do Mirití"
("City of Mirití")
Abaetetuba is located in Brazil
Abaetetuba
Abaetetuba
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 01°43′04″S 48°52′58″W / 1.71778°S 48.88278°W / -1.71778; -48.88278Coordinates: 01°43′04″S 48°52′58″W / 1.71778°S 48.88278°W / -1.71778; -48.88278
Country Brazil
RegionNorth
StateBandeira do Pará.svg Pará
Founded1724
Incorporated1842
Government
 • MayorFrancineti Maria Rodrigues Carvalho PSDB
Area
 • City430.9 km2 (166.4 sq mi)
 • Metro
15,416.9 km2 (5,952 sq mi)
Elevation
42 m (138 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • City141.054 (7th)
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
CEP
68000-000 to 68400-999
Area code(s)+55 91
WebsiteAbaetetuba, Para

The city of Abaetetuba is located in Pará State, Brazil. The population of the municipality is 141,054. Of those, 78,000 live in the city proper (IBGE figure 2010). The city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Abaetetuba.

Etymology[change | change source]

"Abaetetuba" comes from the Tupi language and means "group of true men", from the words abá ("man"), eté ("true") and tyba ("group").[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.fflch.usp.br/dlcv/tupi/vocabulario.htm