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Fortaleza ( Français: Fortaleza, Russian: Форталеза, Spanish: Fortaleza, Deutsch: Fortaleza) is a city in Brazil, situated in the Estado Do Ceará region. According to the latest census, the city population is about 2.4E+6 inhabitants. Geographical coordinates of Fortaleza (WGS84): (lat.): 3° 43' 2" S ( -3.7172 ), (long.): 38° 32' 35" W ( -38.5431 ). Interested in Fortaleza’s history, and other interesting facts? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Fortaleza.

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    Fortaleza ([foʁtaˈlezɐ], locally [fɔɦtaˈlezɐ], Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. It belongs to the Metropolitan mesoregion of Fortaleza and microregion of Fortaleza. Located 2285 km (1420 miles) from Brasilia, the federal capital, the city has developed on the banks of the creek Pajeú, and its name is an allusion to Fort Schoonenborch, which gave rise to the city, built by the Dutch during their second stay in the area between 1649 and 1654. The motto of Fortaleza, present in its coat of arms is the Latin word Fortitudine, which means "with strength/courage".

    In 2013, Fortaleza was the twelfth richest city in the country in GDP and second in the Northeast, with 49 billion reais (US$21 billion). It also has the third richest metropolitan area in the North and Northeast regions. It is an important industrial and commercial center of Brazil, the eighth nation's largest municipal purchasing power. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the city reached the marks of second most desired destination of Brazil and fourth Brazilian city that receives more tourists. The BR-116, the most important highway of the country, starts in Fortaleza. The municipality is part of the Common Market of Mercosur Cities, and also the Brazilian capital which is closest to Europe, 5608 km (3484 miles) from Lisbon, Portugal.

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