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Praia do Taípe photograph by Nailton Barbosa Brazil

Praia do Taípe
a beautiful photograph by

Nailton Barbosa

Country : Brazil
Area : Praia do Taípe

Photography taken with a d80 and wide-angle lens.

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Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoʁtu siˈɡuɾu]) is a city located in the far south of Bahia, Brazil. The city has an estimated population of 145,431 (2015), covers 2,287 square kilometres (883 sq mi), and has a population density of 52.7 residents per square kilometer. The area that includes Porto Seguro and neighboring Santa Cruz Cabrália and Prado hold a distinctive place in Brazilian history: in 1500 it was the first landing point of Portuguese navigators, principally Pedro Álvares Cabral.[2] The crime rate is considered high as well as in all Bahia State[3]

The weather is always hot and humid in the summer, peaking at 40°C are extremely rare, and very mild in the winter, averaging 25 degrees and minimum of 19 degrees. During July, August and November the probability of rain is greater.

Porto Seguro is divided into five districts