Cabedelo, Brazil

Cabedelo is the port city of the larger metropolis of Joãa Pessoa which is located approximately 10km south. It sits right on the Atlantic Ocean, providing access to ships and controlling shipping since the city began in the 16th century. This is the farthest port city in the northeast of Brazil.

João Pessoa is known for its tropical beaches, modern architecture and historic buildings from colonial periods. It offers visitors many museums, theatres and historical sites.

Things to see and do

* Fort Santa Catarina
* Nossa Senhora da Guia
* Ocean Museum of Cabedelo
* Cabedelo beach
* Joãa Pessoa city tour

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$) (BRL)
Language – Portuguese
Population 50,000 approx
Land Area - 210.45 km² (Joaa Pessoa)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55

Port Location – The port is located on the Paraiba river.

Transport Links - The new Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport connects João Pessoa with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.

The railway system provides inter-city commuting for people from cities in the metropolitan area only in parts of the western and northern area of the capital.

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