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Arapiraca

Arapiraca

Arapiraca is a municipality located in the center of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. It was founded in 1924 and it is 135,6 km far from the state capital Maceió. Its population is 199,964 (2005) and its area is 351 km². The city is known mostly for its tobacco and thus considered "The Brazilian Tobacco Capital".

Neighboring Municipalities

  • Igací
  • Craíbas
  • Coité de Nóia
  • Limoeiro de Anadia
  • Junqueiro
  • São Sebastião
  • Feira Grande
  • Lagoa da Canoa

Sports

Agremiação Sportiva Arapiraquense is the city's football club. The club plays its home matches at Estádio Municipal Coaracy da Mata Fonseca.

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