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Caravelas

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Country  Brazil
Area  2,397 km²
Population  21,437 (2010)
State  Bahia
Elevation  10 m
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Brasile da porto seguro a caravelas i patax e la danza delle megattere al parco marino abrolhos


Caravelas is a fishing village of about 20,000 inhabitants in southern Bahia, Brazil, a few miles above the mouth of the Caravelas River.

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Map of Caravelas - State of Bahia, Brazil

Caravelas was founded in 1581 by Portuguese settlers. It was once the centre of a flourishing whale fishery. It is the port of the Bahia & Minas railway. Caravelas is the nearest town to the uninhabited Abrolhos Archipelago. The municipality contains part of the Cassurubá Extractive Reserve, a 100,768 hectares (249,000 acres) sustainable use conservation unit that protects an area of mangroves, river and sea where shellfish are harvested.

The city is served by Caravelas Airport.

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References

Caravelas Wikipedia


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