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Cabanga (District, Recife)

Cabanga is a neighborhood in Recife, Pernambuco.

Capunga (District, Recife)

Capunga and Graças emerged from 19th-century settlements in the area extended from Camboa do Manguinho—today Parque Amorim (Amorim Park)—to the banks of the Capibaribe River.

Carnival: origin and evolution

The word carnival, derived from the Latin expression “carne levale,” began to become known around the 11th and 12th centuries and means “to remove the flesh,” that is, “abstention from the flesh” and is associated with the control of worldly pleasures.

Cocada [Coconut Candy]

From the island of Cape Verde, the coconut tree (cocos nucifera L.) was introduced to Brazil by the Portuguese in the 16th century. However, it appears that this plant is originally from India but was brought by navigators and cultivated on African soil.


In Brazil, coconut was introduced in the 16th century by the Portuguese settlers. Among its largest producers are the Philippines, India and Indonesia.