Chit-Chat | Some curious city names in Brazil


Did you know that Brazil has its very own New York and Canada?

There are some curious city names in Brazil; here are just a few of the more amusing ones: Sem Peixe (Without Fish) and Espera Feliz (Happy Wait) in Minas Gerais, Corta Mano (Short Hand) in Bahia, Casinha do Homem (Man’s Little House) in Paraíba, Boa Hora (Good Time) in Piauí, Almoço (Lunch) in Pará, Entrepelado and Xangri-Lá (Shangri-la) in Rio Grande do Sul, Feliz Natal (Merry Christmas) in Mato Grosso, Passa e Fica (Come and Stay) in Rio Grande do Norte, Peixe Gordo (Fat Fish) in Ceará, Chá de Alegria (Tea of Joy) in Pernambuco, Felpudo (Fuzzy) in Paraná, Nova Iorque (New York) in Maranhão and Canadá (Canada) in Goiás.


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