Pio Xii Tourism

Pio XII is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil. The city gained international notoriety when a referee at an amateur football match was beheaded and quartered after he fatally stabbed a player to death. It is named after Pope Pius XII. The municipality contains a small part of the Baixada Maranhense Environmental Protection Area, a 1,775,035.6 hectares (4,386,208 acres) sustainable use conservation unit created in 1991 that has been a Ramsar Site since 2000.


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