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Pernambuco, Northeast Region, Brazil (-8.41163 -37.59197)
Nassau's government built Vitória or The Victore (Recife) on delta islands, which have similarities to Salvador's topography. This moved the political focus from Olinda to Recife. Nassau's Dutch administration was noted for advancements in urbanism, culture, and science. The Dutch legacy is still recognizable in Pernambuco's people, accent and architecture.
Recife, Microrregião de Recife, Região Metropolitana de Recife, Mesorregião Metropolitana de Recife, Pernambuco, Northeast Region, Brazil (-8.06419 -34.87815)
Coordinates: -8.15519 -35.01865 -7.92897 -34.85855 - Minimum elevation: 0 m - Maximum elevation: 256 m - Average elevation: 46 m