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Jiquié

Jiquié or Jequié both: zhəko͞oēĕ´ [key], city (1991 pop. 144,772), Bahia state, E Brazil, on the Contas River. It is an asbestos-mining center iron deposits are nearby. Tobacco, cacao, sugar, coffee, and livestock are shipped from the city.

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