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Palmares is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco, with 58.819 inhabitants, according with IBge 2009. Its main activity is the combined field of agriculture and livestock (Portuguese: agropecuária). It received its name from the Portuguese people who named it that due to the number of palm trees in the area where run-away slaves had created approximately 16 quilombos, led by Zumbi.

Population: 41,679

Latitude: -8° 40' 59.99" S
Longitude: -35° 35' 30.01" W

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