Luís Correia is a municipality in the state of Piauí. It is one of the four coastal municipalities of Piauí and with the busiest beaches during the holidays for tourists coming from Ceará, Maranhão and especially Teresina.
In festive periods the city receives up to five times more tourists than the total population. This is especially New Year's Eve and Carnival, which is one of the Northeast's largest.
Luís Correia was originally called Vila-tying, Piauí territory began to be populated around 1820.
The city came to be under the jurisdiction of Ceará, but in 1880 he returned to belong to the State of Piaui, after the government of this claim back their territory, and offer in exchange, two important piauenses Towns, Independence and Imperial Prince (currently Crateús)
It was the first municipality of Piauí to manumit their slaves, at the initiative of Joaquim Rodrigues da Costa (Commander of roses) holy commendation of Christ (having as direct descendants SIERRA family that resides to this day in the city), that in 1886, released 14 black thereof, for this reason this is a picture of a broken chain in the city Coat of Arms.
In 1935, the city began to be called Luís Correia, named after Luis Morais Correia, born illustrious figure in the city, who was a writer, journalist, public prosecutor in Teresina and Parnaíba, Secretary of Ceará Finance, Secretary of Police, Attorney Piauí and Federal Judge.