Bom Jesus da Lapa is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil positioned 796 kilometres from the kingdom capital. The population as of 2014 became recorded at 68,922 consistent with the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics. The metropolis covers a complete vicinity of 4,115.5 rectangular kilometres along the banks of the Sao Francisco River. Its financial system is based on agriculture, commerce, tourism and fishing.
The cutting-edge mayor is Eures Ribeiro Pereira. It is the web site of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa. The city is home to the 1/3 biggest Catholic pageant in Brazil, known as the Romaria Portuguese for "Procession" or "Pilgrimage" of Bom Jesus drawing as many as 800,000 visitors or "Romeiros" to the town annually. For this reason, the metropolis is known as "Capital Baiana da Fe" The Bahian Capital of Faith. Bom Jesus da Lapa is outstanding by means of different cities in the region by way of its Gothic fashion wall and nearby caves.
It is one of the older cities in Brazil being based in 1693. It did not attain the fame of city until 1953. The name way "Good Jesus of the Grotto." This would possibly relate to a close-by cavern that clearly had "church-like" structures so become converted to a chapel. The chapel started out in the 17th century and is a enormous pilgrimage website online in Brazil.