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Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

Its discovery was attributed to an expedition commanded by explorer Fernão de Loronha, The island was first seen between 1500 and 1502.


In an expedition carried out between 1503 and 1504, although there are controversies, it is certain that the first to describe it was Amerigo Vespucci,


The first hereditary captaincy in Brazil, the archipelago suffered constant invasions by the English, French and Dutch between the 16th and 18th centuries.

The island was invaded by the French East India Company, changing its name to Isle Dauphine, however, the following year, an expedition sent by Recife expelled the French.


On September 24, 1700, Fernando de Noronha became, by royal charter, a dependency of Pernambuco, a captaincy with which it already had a historical connection. In 1736.

Praias de Fernado de Norona
Beaches in Fernando de Noronha

The island is a Brazilian archipelago in the state of Pernambuco FFormed by 21 islands, islets and rocks of volcanic origin, it occupies a total area of 26 km².
Located in the Atlantic Ocean, northeast of mainland Brazil, 545 km from the Pernambuco capital, Recife, and 360 km from Natal in Rio Grande do Norte. 
The commercial center of the island is the urban center of Vila dos Remédios.
The National Park is currently managed by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation 

Trilhas de Fernando de Noronhas

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Fernando de Noronha trails

The climate on the island is tropical, hot all year round, with an average annual temperature of 26 °C and rainfall concentrated between February and July, with April being the rainiest month (290 mm).


The thermal amplitude is very small, characteristic of the Equator Line region.


Throughout the year the sea water temperature varies between 26 °C and 28 °C. With over 2,900 hours of sunshine per year, air humidity is relatively high, with monthly averages between 70% and 90%.


Ponto Turístico de Fernando de Noronha
Landmark of Fernando de Noronha
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