Beberibe is a municipality in the state of Ceará, being located in the micro region of Cascavel, mesoregion North Ceará. Its estimated population in 2004 was 45,186 inhabitants. It is a city which attracts many tourists all year especially for its beautiful beaches, among which stand out the Morro Branco Beach and Praia das Fontes, in which is located the Natural Monument of the Cliffs of Beberibe.
Located between Chorley and Piranji rivers and their mouths, as had the first inhabitants Potyguara Indians and other tribes belonging to the Tupi as Jenipapo Kanyndé-lived. From the seventeenth century received the first shipment of Portuguese religious and military who came in these parts because the villagisation processes and catechesis of the Indians and protection against invasions of other European: and yet survivors of a Portuguese vessel (according to tradition oral).
The first records of Beberibe as a Portuguese urban core realize that the settlement came from a land grant given to Manuel Nogueira Cardoso, Sebastião Dias Freire, João Carvalho Nobrega and Captain Domingos Ferreira Chaves, on August 16, 1691.
But it was only in the early nineteenth century there was a place of occupation, when Baltazar Ferreira Valley resident in Creek Fund in Cascavel, and Pedro Queiroz Lima, a resident of the Mirador site in Singapore, reached that core.
Baltazar bought the site Lucas, the original name of one of the Rattlesnake districts in the year 1783, and Peter, at the same time, the site Bom Jardim. The proximity favored the relationship of the two families. And Lucas site, which offered better settlement conditions, initiated an important center from which originated the city of Beberibe.