Abreu E Lima Tourism

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Abreu e Lima is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco. It is located in the Metropolitan Region of Recife, also known as Greater Recife. Abreu e Lima covers 126.193 km2 (48.723 sq mi), and has a population of 98,201 with a population density of 780 inhabitants per square kilometer. 75% of the area of the municipality is rural, but only 8% of the population lives outside of the urban center. The city was named in honor of José Inácio de Abreu e Lima (1794-1869), also known as "Inácio Pernambucano". Born in Portugal, he participated in battles in Pernambuco and fought alongside Simón Bolivar in the wars of independence of Venezuela and Colombia. Folklore is among Abreu e Lima's main attractions. Visitors can enjoy the drums and energetic rhythm of Maracatu dance performance, as well as Ciranda dance groups such as the one led by Dona Odete do Coco. The city's main festivity is the Emancipation Festival, every May 14. Also, over 70 percent of its territory is covered by virgin Atlantic Forest and environmental reserves, such as those of São Bento and Caetés. On March 31, 1983, the city held the first public event of Diretas Já, a popular movement against the military dictatorship.


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Facts and Stats for Abreu E Lima*

  • Pollution Statistics in Abreu E Lima

    Know the pollution level of Abreu E Lima before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 81.25 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 77.08 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64.58 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.08 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 59.09 (Moderate)
  • Abreu E Lima: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Abreu E Lima for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Abreu E Lima.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 90.09 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 94.34 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 95.59 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 74.53 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 78.43 (High)
    • Attacks 68.87 (High)
    • Drug offense 80.19 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 26.89 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 2.83 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.81 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 88.21 (Very High)
  • Living in Abreu E Lima - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Abreu E Lima is 80.28 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 23.08 (Low)
    • Climate Index 80.36 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 73.04 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 51.32 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.18 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.47 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.43 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Abreu E Lima

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Abreu E Lima

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.43 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.62 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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