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
 (2018 est.[1])
 • City156,292
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
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 156,292 (IBGE figure 2018); the city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Abaetetuba, and home of the Our Lady of the Conception Cathedral.[2]

Etymology[edit]

"Abaetetuba" comes from the Tupi language and means "group of true men", from the words abá ("man"), eté ("true") and tyba ("group").[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics" (PDF) (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2019. 2018 Estimates of Population
  2. ^ "Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceição Cathedral of Our Lady of Conception Abaetetuba, PARÁ, Brazil". GCatholic.org. 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)