Coqueiro Seco Tourism, Brazil

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Coqueiro Seco is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population is 5,353 (2005) and its area is 40.4 km². Located on the shores of Lake Mundaú, Coqueiro Seco is named from the frequent meetings of merchants and travelers in the shade of a coconut tree of straw burned differentiated from the others, where they were made large business and nap. The history account that some years later came to the region several missionaries of the order of Franciscans, which delighted up with the topography of the place, which had plans ups and downs, changing its name to Monte Santo. Get accustomed with the old name of the city, the people ignored the Franciscans and retained the name of Coqueiro Seco. The only historical record found concerns the construction of the church coated with Portuguese tile and a large courtyard, which continues today as the matrix of the patron saint, in Portuguese: Nossa Senhora Mãe dos Homens, meaning Our Lady Mother of Men, built in the 17th century by the Portuguese man José Cabral. At census conducted in 1950 by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), Coqueiro Seco was mentioned as district of Rio Largo, with a population of 1,667 inhabitants. When Satuba was elevated to the condition of autonomous municipality on August 20, 1960, Coqueiro Seco now belong to their territory, as a village. Only in 1962, the city was emancipated politically, officially installing its administrative autonomy on November 24, 1962 by means of the state law of August 23, 1962. Coqueiro Seco has Lake Mundaú or Mundaú Lagoon with area of 23 km ² and 4 km long, straight, until Maceió its largest geographic accident and its main tourist attraction. The stories counted by fishermen and ancient inhabitants are also aside attraction. Featured also for the traditional festival of the patron saint, held in the month of January (January 31 or the last Sunday of this month) and the folklore groups, such as Pastoril, Reisado, Chegança, Marujada, Guerreiros and Baianas of Coqueiro Seco.


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Facts and Stats for Coqueiro Seco*

  • Pollution Statistics in Coqueiro Seco

    Know the pollution level of Coqueiro Seco before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Coqueiro Seco: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Coqueiro Seco for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Coqueiro Seco.

    • Burglary and Theft 80.56 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 97.5 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 82.5 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 90 (Very High)
    • Attacks 72.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 22.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 2.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 85 (Very High)
  • Living in Coqueiro Seco - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 85.23 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.35 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.32 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.78 (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 Coqueiro Seco

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Coqueiro Seco

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.01 USD

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