Metropolis on the Atlantic

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Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, the city is a major port and an industrial and commercial powerhouse. Recife is a modern, sprawling metropolis with many skyscrapers and office towers. The old centre of the city retains a multitude of magnificent old colonial buildings and monuments, cathedrals and theatres. Recife and its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean with its wonderful beaches is a surfing and watersport paradise. The district of Patio de Sao Pedro has many fine bistros, bars and restaurants, and the city is renown for its carnival activities and nightlife.

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