A must-visit destination for tourists in Piaui is Jericoacoara National Park; a scenic beach paradise with crystalline waters and white sand dunes that offers spectacular views. Another popular tourist spot in Piaui is Teresina, the capital city which offers attractions such as historical monuments and museums.
An interesting historical fact about this state is that it was once part of Maranhao until 1799 when it became a separate province under Portuguese rule. During this period of time Piaui experienced economic growth with its production of sugar cane being exported to other parts of Brazil and Europe.
Cities in Piauí
Cocal, Teresina, Jurema, Acauã, Barro Duro, Bom Jesus, Amarante, Bocaina, Brasileira, Parnaíba, Barras, Dirceu Arcoverde, Arraial, Madeiro, Geminiano, Nazária, Inhuma, Currais, Altos, Pedro II, Pavussu, Guadalupe, Simões, São Julião, Santa Luz, Boa Hora, Jaicós, Ipueiras, Sebastião Barros, Porto, Betânia do Piauí, Aroazes, Beneditinos, Coivaras, Monsenhor Hipólito, Caxingó, Floriano, Corrente, Aroeiras do Itaim, Monsenhor Gil, Batalha, Uruçuí, Cocal de Telha, Itaueira, Oeiras, Gilbués, Piripiri, Caracol, Jatobá do Piauí, União, Joaquim Pires, Jerumenha, Pimenteiras, Paquetá, Fronteiras, Paulistana, Curimatá, Parnaguá, Picos, Pio IX ...