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30 October 1924
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Federal University of Alagoas, State University of Alagoas
Agremiação Sportiva Arapiraquense
Arapiraca is a municipality located in the center of the Brazilian state of Alagoas, some 135 km (84 mi) from the state capital, Maceió. It was founded in 1924. As of 2010, it has a population of 214.006, but IBGE estimated 227,640 inhabitants for 2013.
Arapiraca is the second largest city in Alagoas, and is known mostly for its production of tobacco, hence its nickname of "The Brazilian Tobacco Capital".
Clockwise from the north:north: Igaci
north-east: Coité do Nóia
east: Limoeiro de Anadia
south-south-east: São Sebastião
south: Feira Grande
south-west: Lagoa da Canoa
Agremiação Sportiva Arapiraquense, better known as ASA, is the city's football club. The club plays its home matches at the Estádio Municipal Coaracy da Mata Fonseca.