All Countries in the World
|Home Earth Continents The Americas South America
Brazil Country Profile
Google Earth Teresina Map
___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Teresina - Piauí
About the City of TeresinaSatellite view showing Teresina, largest city and capital of Piauí, one of the 26 Brazilian states. The city is located in Brazil's Northeast Region.
Teresina began its existence in the 18th century as a settlement of fishermen and traders between the Poti and Parnaíba rivers. The place was then known as Vila do Poti. In 1851 the capital of Piauí was transferred from the town of Oeiras to Teresina, which became the first planned capital in Brazil.
Image: Isaac Maia
Today the city has a population of about 840,000 (est. 2013) with the adjacent city of Timon in Brazil 's Maranhão state, Teresina forms a conurbation (metropolitan area) with more than 1 million people.
The city is the main economic and financial center of Piauí state, its economy is based on manufacturing industries and trade.
Teresina lies in a tropical wet and dry climate zone with a rainy season in from January to May. Average temperatures are 26° Celsius throughout the year.
The Map shows map of the city of Teresina with expressways, main roads and streets and the location of Teresina International Airport (IATA Code: THE) named Teresina/Senador Petrônio Portella Airport, about 5 km (3 mi) from Teresina's city center.
To find a location use the form below. (Map Help)
| To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.
||Local Time Teresina:
Thursday-February-22 19:19Time zone: Brasilia Time (BRT): UTC/GMT -3 hours
Daylight Saving Time starts on the 3rd Sunday of October and ends on the 3rd Sunday of February shifts time offset to UTC/GMT -2 hours.
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
| Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Teresina, Piauí, Brazil.
City Coordinates: 5°5′21″S 42°48′6″W
|Bookmark/share this page
|More about Brazil:
Cities - background notes and a searchable map/satellite view of other Brazilian cities:
Brasília (capital city)
Largest cities in Brazil:
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador (da Bahia)
Aracaju, Belém, Boa Vista, Campo Grande, Cuiabá, Florianópolis, Goiânia, João Pessoa, Macapá, Maceió, Natal, Palmas, Porto Alegre, Porto Velho, Recife, Rio Branco, São Luís, São Paulo, Vitória
Searchable map/satellite view of Brazil
Political map of Brazil
Administrative map of Brazil
Brazil Country Profile
Political Map of South America
|Current Weather Conditions Teresina
Teresina (official website, in Portuguese)
Official tourism website (in Portuguese)
Wikipedia entry: Teresina
Related Consumer Information:
Other Cities in South America:
Asunción (Paraguay) - Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) - Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Caracas (Venezuela) - Cayenne, Kourou (both French Guiana) - Georgetown (Guyana) - La Paz, Sucre (both Bolivia) - Lima (Peru) - Montevideo (Uruguay) - Paramaribo (Suriname) - Quito (Ecuador) - Santiago (Chile)
Map Help [ show ]
One World - Nations Online .:. let's care for this planet
Made to improve cross-cultural understanding, global awareness,
and cultivating a cosmopolitan consciousness.
Copyright © 1998-2017 :: nationsonline.org