| Northeast Region|
184 m (604 ft)
Carpina is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil. Its economy is based on commerce and footwear industry. Its current mayor is Manoel Botafogo.
State - Pernambuco
Region - Zona da mata Pernambucana
Boundaries - Tracunhaém, Buenos Aires and Nazaré da Mata (N); Lagoa do Itaenga and Lagoa do Carro (S); Limoeiro (W); Paudalho (E)
Area - 146.1 km2
Elevation - 184 m
Hidrography - Capibaribe and Goiana rivers
Vegetation - Subcaducifólia forest
Clima - Hot tropical and humid
Annual average temperature - 23.3 c
Distance to Recife - 50 km
The main economic activities in Carpina are based in the footwear industry, commerce and agriculture especially sugarcane.
Economy by Sector 2006