MACEIO or Macayo, a city and port of Brazil and capital of the state of Alagoas, about 125 m.
A light tramway connects the city and port, and a railway - the Alagoas Central - connects the two with various interior towns.
By Alagoas and Bahia, and W.
By Alagoas, E.
The lakes of the Alagoas coast, however, are long, narrow and deep, occupying valleys which were deeply excavated when the land stood at a higher level, and which were transformed into lakes by the elevation of the coast.