Fortaleza Travel Guide

Introduction

Fortaleza (Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. With a population close to 2.55 million (metropolitan region over 3.6 million), Fortaleza is the 5th largest city in Brazil. It has an area of and the highest demographic density in the country (8,001 per km²). To the north of the city lies the Atlantic Ocean; to the south are the municipalities of Pacatuba, Eusébio, Maracanaú and Itaitinga; to the east is the municipality of Aquiraz and the Atlantic Ocean; and to the west is the municipality of Caucaia. Residents of the city are known as Fortalezenses. The current mayor is Roberto Cláudio, a doctor who graduated from the Federal University of Ceará. Fortaleza is one of the three leading cities in the Northeast region together with Recife and Salvador. The city will be one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, for which Brazil is the host nation.


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  • Quality Hotel Fortaleza

    With Museum of Image and Sound of Ceara, Arena Aldeota Theater and Jardim Japones de Fortaleza readily placed near the three star beach hotel, Quality Hotel Fortaleza; th...

  • Fortaleza Mar Hotel

    Spotted within Fortaleza, Fortaleza Mar Hotel is comfortably situated in close proximity to Museum of Image and Sound of Ceara, Arena Aldeota Theater and Confianca Rent a...

  • Hotel Diogo

    Having Museum of Image and Sound of Ceara, Arena Aldeota Theater and Confianca Rent a Car readily placed near the three star hotel, Hotel Diogo; this hotel is perfectly p...

  • Comfort Hotel Fortaleza

    With Porto das Dunas, Jardim Japones de Fortaleza and Marine State Park of Pedra da Risca do Meio ideally found close to the three star hotel, Comfort Hotel Fortaleza; th...

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