Jaboatão dos Guararapes is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
It is a part of the Recife metro area. The population was 687,688 according to
the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in 2009, making it
the second most-populous city in the state of Pernambuco and the 26th in
Brazil, ahead of major Brazilian state capitals such as Cuiabá and Aracaju. The
city is a very important industrial center, hosting companies like Unilever and
Coca-Cola. It is bordered by Recife in the North, Cabo de Santo Agostinho on
the south, and Mangue forests to the west in Moreno