Ceará is a state in Northeast . Traditionally one of the poorest in the country, certain regions have developed almost beyond recognition over the last 20 years, mostly from tourism and light manufacturing.

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is a major city on 's northeast coast, and the capital of state.

is a small fishing village cum beach hippie resort in , , some 300 km west of .


is a beach village in . 160 km southeast of , in the municipality of , Canoa, as it is mostly referred to, is a village installed on red sandstone cliffs.

is a beach village of about 25.000 inhabitants in , some 30 kilometers west of .

is a city in , , one of the largest pilegrimage sites of South America.

is a city in . The state´s biggest economy outside the capital, the heat of this city keeps most tourists away.

is a village in northwestern . Its full name being Jicoca de Jericoacoara, this is mostly a brief stop where travellers heading to change from conventional transport to 4x4 or similar to cross the dunes.

is a beach town in western . Parts of its more glorious past as an agriculture export port can be felt if walking in the area near the former train station.


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