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Mother Church of Santa Luzia do Itanhy - Photo: Sergipe Trade Tour
Mother Church of Santa Luzia do Itanhy - Photo: Sergipe Trade Tour

Santa Luzia do Itanhy is the oldest settlement in Sergipe and its foundation coincides with the first attempts of colonization of Sergipe soil, by the Portuguese. In 1575, the Jesuit priests Gaspar Lourenço and their usual brother João Solenio arrived in the region, accompanied by some settlers and a group of soldiers, who sought to catechize the local population.

Crasto is a village in Santa Luzia do Itanhy, nestled on the banks of the Piauitinga rivers and Vaza-Barris, a ruined church on top of a hill, a warehouse dating from the early XNUMXth century surrounded by a village typically built to house employees from the warehouse that in the last century drained the production of sugar, cattle, sugarcane and all products manufactured in the heydays of the engenhos and estancias in the south of Sergipe.

Neighboring the municipalities of Estância, Indiaroba i Arauá, Santa Luzia do Itanhy is located 9 km south-west of Estância, the largest city in the surrounding area. Located at 23 meters of altitude, from Santa Luzia do Itanhy the geographical coordinates of the municipality Latitude: 11 ° 20 '55' 'SouthLongitude: 37 ° 26' 45 '' West

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