Guarapari, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Guarapari is a coastal town of Espírito Santo, Brazil, a popular tourist destination. Its beach is famous for the high natural radioactivity level of its sand. Guarapari is a part of Greater Vitoria, 47 km south of the state capital Vitória. It is a well-known tourist destination, known for its curving white sand beaches backed by commercial development, which extend southward to Nova Guarapari and Meaípe. With its heavily built-up coastline like Vila Velha and Vitória, it caters heavily to seasonal tourists, and consequently has quite a dramatic seasonal population fluctuation.

The municipality contains the Concha D'Ostra Sustainable Development Reserve, established to protect the mangroves of the Bay of Guarapari. It also contains the Paulo César Vinha State Park, which protects an area of dunes, lagoons and marshes along the Atlantic shore. It is a pristine example of a coastal ecosystem and important for local turtle and bird populations. The city is served by Guarapari Airport.

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Guarapari has a population of over 126,701 people. Guarapari also forms part of the Greater Vitoria metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,857,616 people.

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