Jaboatao dos Guarapes
Jaboatão dos Guararapes (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒabwaˈtɐ̃w duz ɡwaɾaˈɾapis]) is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. It is a part of the Recife metro area. The population was 687,688 according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in 2009, making it the second most-populous city in the state of Pernambuco and the 26th in Brazil, ahead of major Brazilian state capitals such as Cuiabá and Aracaju. The city is a very important industrial center, hosting companies like Unilever and Coca-Cola. It is bordered by Recife in the North, Cabo de Santo Agostinho on the south, and Mangue forests to the west in Moreno.