Porto de Galinhas
Pernambuco - Important Cities
Cities listed in alphabetic order.
Several references are made to the physical geography of Pernambuco. Read this page about the Geography of Pernambuco to better understand the pages below.
»Abreu e Lima
Within the Metropolitan Region of Recife.
»Afogados da Ingazeira
City between the "Agreste" and the "Sertão".
One of the largest producer of gypsum of Brazil.
Famous by the handcrafts.
Homeland of the papangus.
»Brejo da Madre de Deus
Self-claimed as the largest open air stage in the world. Every year, during the Holy Week, a play about Jesus's Passion is performed here
»Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Near Recife. City where is located the Porto de Suape, the busiest of Pernambuco.
City within the metropolitan region of Recife.
Capital of forró. The largest city in the Agreste of Pernambuco
»Fernando de Noronha
The island is an administrative region, subordinated to the government of Pernambuco.
President Lula was born here.
City with a rich historical heritage, near the Paraíba border.
Mild climate, near the capital.
One of the oldest cities in Brazil.
The municipal district of the beach of Porto de Galinhas.
The city was built in the famous Ilha de Itamaracá (Island of Itamaracá).
»Jaboatão dos Guararapes
The second largest city in the State of Pernambuco.
Metropolitan Region of Recife.
History, culture and carnival.