Ceará is a state in Northeast Brazil. Traditionally one of the poorest in the country, certain regions have developed almost beyond recognition over the last 20 years, mostly from tourism and light manufacturing.

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Fortaleza is a major city on Brazil's northeast coast, and the capital of Ceará state.

Jericoacoara is a small fishing village cum beach hippie resort in Ceará, Brazil, some 300 km west of Fortaleza.

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Canoa Quebrada is a beach village in Ceará. 160 km southeast of Fortaleza, in the municipality of Aracati, Canoa, as it is mostly referred to, is a village installed on red sandstone cliffs.

Cumbuco is a beach village of about 25.000 inhabitants in Ceará, some 30 kilometers west of Fortaleza.

Juazeiro do Norte is a city in Ceará, Brazil, one of the largest pilegrimage sites of South America.

Sobral is a city in Ceará. The state´s biggest economy outside the capital, the heat of this city keeps most tourists away.

Jijoca is a village in northwestern Ceara. Its full name being Jicoca de Jericoacoara, this is mostly a brief stop where travellers heading to Jericoacoara change from conventional transport to 4x4 or similar to cross the dunes.

Camocim is a beach town in western Ceará. Parts of its more glorious past as an agriculture export port can be felt if walking in the area near the former train station.

Aracati is a city in Ceará. Being the administrative center of Canoa Quebrada, its main "attraction" for tourists is as a connecting point to the latter.

Paracuru is a beach town in the northeastern Brazilian state of Ceará. 90 km from Fortaleza by fairly good roads; a handful of daily buses by Pegasus take about 2,5 hours.

Aquiraz is a coastal city in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The larger Aquiraz municipality is a popular holiday and day trip destination as it has some good beaches.

Canindé is a city in Ceará. The main highway BR-020 to Fortaleza is in good condition The bus station is on the outskirts of town.

Mundau is a beach village in western Ceará. Still chiefly a traditional fishing village, tourism is slowly eating in.

Maranguape is a city in Ceará, just southwest of Fortaleza, some 40 km from Beira Mar.

Russas is the center of an agricultural region in the eastern parts of Ceará. Not much of a touristy spot, it is conveniently located on the main highway BR-116, some 170 km from Fortaleza, and could be a stopover for a taste of the real Brazil.

Guaramiranga is a town in Ceará, Brazil. At an altitude of some 900 metres, it is a cool refuge for the upper class of Fortaleza, a good 100 km to the north.

Caucaia is a major suburb of Fortaleza in Ceará. It is the administrative and commercial center of a region comprising the …

Crateus is a city in Ceará. Bus station about 2 km from the centre. This is allegedly where the brazilian moto taxis were born in the 90's.

Porto das Dunas is a resort town in the district of Aquiraz, Ceará, some 15 km southeast of Fortaleza.

Ubajara is a city in Ceará, most famed for the nearby national park. The main bus lines all pass through Tianguá.

Redenção is a small town in Ceará, about 60 km inland from Fortaleza. It's main and almmost sole attraction being its museum, the town is best suited for a day trip.

Tatajuba is a small village in Ceara, famed for its moving sand dunes which once forced the whole settlement to move ahead of it.

Tianguá is a city in Ceará in Northeast Brazil. Tianguá is about halfway between Teresina and Fortaleza.

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