Mayor: Valber Luiz Marcelo de Carvalho

Estimated population: População Estimada: 32.703 people (IBGE 2016)
Territorial expansion: 145,503 km²
Main Economic Activities: Farming, Commerce & Services and Industry

The history of Tanguá is part of Santo Antônio de Sá and Itaboraí, which were two political-administrative units that Tanguá had belong to in the recent past . The city’s economic exploration used to be made through cane growing, manioc, corn, beans, spirit and flour. Nowadays, the agriculture is still responsible for the most of economy.