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About the City of Teresina

Coat of  Arms 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.

Aerial view of central business district of Teresina on Poti River, Piauí, Brazil
Aerial view of Teresina central business district with Poti River.
Image: Isaac Maia
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.

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.

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Local Time Teresina:
Thursday-May-23  09:41  
Time 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.
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Teresina, Piauí, Brazil.
City Coordinates: 5°5′21″S 42°48′6″W
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