Joao Pessoa Port (BRJPA)

Port Code BRJPA City Joao Pessoa
Port Name JOAO PESSOA Country/Region Brazil
Category Port City Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Joao Pessoa Port (BRJPA)


      A city of northeast Brazil, capital of the state of palaiba.Located on the right bank of the North palaiba River, about 20 km away from the Atlantic estuary.The population is 290000 (1980).It was founded in 1585.It is an offshore and Ocean Trading Center with a draught of 4.25 meters. Ships can go straight to the river and export cotton, sugar, sisal, minerals, etc. through cabedello port in the northwest of the city.There are electrical, chemical, hardware, cement, sugar, wine, tobacco, textile and other industries.Railway and highway hubs.There is an airport.There are state universities and churches built during the colonial period.

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Summary of BRJPA

João Pessoa (Port Code:BRJPA), a port city in northeastern Brazil, is the state of Paraíba's capital and largest city. It is situated at an elevation of 148 feet (45 metres) above sea level on the right bank of the Paraíba do Norte River, 11 miles (18 km) above its mouth, 75 miles (121 km) north of Recife, and about 100 miles south of Natal.