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Beautiful Fortaleza

Modern vibrant city in the north-east of Brazil. We always have summer.

 

Fortaleza, (Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. It belongs to the Metropolitan mesoregion of Fortaleza and microregion of Fortaleza. Located 2285 km (1420 miles) from Brasilia, the federal capital, the city has developed on the banks of the creek Pajeú, and its name is an allusion to Fort Schoonenborch, which gave rise to the city, built by the Dutch during their second stay in the area between 1649 and 1654. The motto of Fortaleza, present in its coat of arms is the Latin word Fortitudine, which means “with strength/courage”.

In 2013, Fortaleza was the twelfth richest city in the country in GDP and second in the Northeast, with 49 billion reais (US$21 billion). It also has the third richest metropolitan area in the North and Northeast regions. It is an important industrial and commercial center of Brazil, the eighth nation’s largest municipal purchasing power. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the city reached the marks of second most desired destination of Brazil and fourth Brazilian city that receives more tourists. The BR-116, the most important highway of the country, starts in Fortaleza. The municipality is part of the Common Market of Mercosur Cities, and also the Brazilian capital which is closest to Europe, 5608 km (3484 miles) from Lisbon, Portugal.

To the north of the city lies the Atlantic Ocean; to the south are the municipalities of Pacatuba, Eusébio, Maracanaú and Itaitinga; to the east is the municipality of Aquiraz and the Atlantic Ocean; and to the west is the municipality of Caucaia. Residents of the city are known as Fortalezenses. Fortaleza is one of the three leading cities in the Northeast region together with Recife and Salvador.

The city was one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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International Flights to Fortaleza

From Airline Aircraft Flight Days Departure-Arrival
Lisbon, Portugal TAP Portugal Airbus A330-200/300 Mo, We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su 16:30 - 21:10
Frankfurt, Germany Condor Boeing 767-300ER Fr, Su 14:25 - 20:30 (Fr)
09:30 - 15:35 (Su)
Amsterdam, Netherlands KLM Airbus A330-200 Mo, Th, Sa 12:50 - 18:30
Paris, France Air France Airbus A340-300 Fr, Su 13:10 - 18:35
Miami, FL, USA LATAM Boeing 767-300ER Tu, We, Sa changing
Orlando, FL, USA LATAM Boeing 767-300ER Th, Fr changing
Cayenne, French Guiana Azul Embraer E195 Fr 18:15 - 21:00
Espargos, Cape Verde TACV Boeing 757-200 Tu, Su 22:00 - 00:05

As of October 2018. All information without guarantee. Contact your airline to confirm exact flight times.

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    Luxury Apartment Meireles

    Fortaleza, Ceará 60160-060 Brazil

    R$ 1,880,340

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    Hollywood Village Casa 5

    Fortaleza, CE 60182-490 Brazil

    R$ 584,330

    Apartments for sale in famous part of Fortaleza Brazil – Dunas: Our Casa 5 “HOLLYWOOD Village” is the European-managed private and secure residential complex...

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    Hollywood Village Casa 22

    Fortaleza, Ceará 60182-490 Brazil

    R$ 589,577

    Casa 22

    • Bed2
    • Baths2
    • 105,47
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    Hollywood Village Casa 23

    Fortaleza, CE 60182-490 Brazil

    R$ 307,200

    Apartments for sale in famous part of Fortaleza Brazil – Dunas: Our Casa 23 “HOLLYWOOD Village” is the European-managed private and secure residential complex...

    • Bed1
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    Apartments for sale in Fortaleza Brazil Casa 1
    Hollywood Village Casa 1

    Fortaleza, Ceará 60182-490 Brazil

    R$ 790,000

    Casa 1

    • Bed2
    • Baths2
    • 136,83
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    Apartments for sale in Fortaleza Brazil Casa 4
    Hollywood Village Casa 4

    Fortaleza, Ceará 60182-490 Brazil

    R$ 466,100

    Casa 4

    • Bed2
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    • 94,33