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Capital: Macapá
Area: 142 816 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km²
There are 27 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of the area, from Amazonas with the greatest area, to the Federal District with the... Ranked 18th
Inhabitants: 477 032 (2002)
There are 27 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of the population, from São Paulo with the greatest population, to Roraima with the... Ranked 26th
Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. However it is most frequently applied to living organisms, humans in particular. Population density is usually expressed in terms of items or organisms per unit area. Definitions of population density Population density, according to the definition above, depends... Pop. density: 3.3 inh./km²
There are 27 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of the population density, from Distrito Federal with the greatest population density, to Roraima with... Ranked 24th
Time Zone is also a historical computer game. There is also an Australian franchise of video arcades called Timezone. Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. Formerly, people used local solar time (originally apparent and then... Timezone: GMT-3
Governor: Valdez Góes
ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. It is a geocode system created for coding the names of subdivisions of countries (subnational entities) and dependent areas. The purpose of the standard is to establish a worldwide series of short abbreviations for places, for use on... ISO 3166-2: BR-AP
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Map of Brazil highlighting the state

Amapá is one of the There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. The twenty-six states are: See also: Brazil, List of subnational entities, List of capitals of subnational entities External link Map Categories... states of The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world. Spanning a vast area between central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, it borders Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela... Brazil, located in the extreme north, bordering French Guiana ( French: Guyane) is an overseas département (département doutre-mer, or DOM) of France, located on the Caribbean coast of South America. History Main article: History of French Guiana First settled by the French in 1604, French Guiana was the site of notorious penal... French Guiana in the north. In the east is the The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. The oceans name, derived from Greek mythology, means the Sea of Atlas. This ocean occupies an elongated, S-shaped basin extending in a north-south direction and is divided into the North Atlantic... Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west is the Brazilian state Pará.

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Geography

Amapá is located at the mouth of the Length 6,296 km Elevation of the source 5,597 m Average discharge 219,000 m /s Area watershed 6,915,000 km Origin Nevado Mismi Mouth Atlantic Ocean Basin countries Brazil (62.4%), Peru (16.3%) Bolivia (12.0%), Colombia (6.3%) Ecuador (2.1%) The Amazon River (occasionally... Amazon River, and is mostly covered with rainforest. The interior features a number of low hills that constitute the extreme eastern end of the Guiana (also known as the Guiana highlands or the Guiana shield) forms a portion of the northern coast of South America. It is a very old geological formation that hosts the impressive and mysterious table-like mountains called tepuis, which are the source of some of highest waterfalls in the... Guiana Highlands.


The state is currently a great producer and exporter of General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metal Group, Period, Block 8 (VIIIB), 4 , d Density, Hardness 7874 kg/m3, 4.0 Appearance lustrous metallic with a greyish tinge Atomic properties Atomic weight 55.845 amu Atomic radius (calc.) 140 (156) pm Covalent radius 125 pm van... iron, Bauxite Bauxite is a naturally occurring, heterogeneous material composed primarily of one or more aluminium hydroxide minerals, plus various mixtures of silica, iron oxide, titania, aluminosilicate, and other impurities in minor or trace amounts. The principal aluminium hydroxide minerals found in varying proportions with bauxites are gibbsite and the polymorphs... bauxite, and other An ore is a mineral deposit containing a metal or other valuable resource in economically viable concentrations. Usually, it is used in the context of a mineral deposit from which it is economical to extract its metallic component. Ores are mined. Ore bodies are formed by a variety of geological... ores.


History

Amapá was disputed with The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France from the (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. During this period, the power of England and the United Provinces increased; while that of Spain and Portugal declined. Similarly, the power... 17th to the Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. In the sense of the Common Era... 19th century. It became a federal A territory is a defined area (including land and waters), usually considered to be a possession of an animal, person, organization, or institution. In biology, an organism which defends an area against intrusion (usually from members of its own species) is said to be territorial. For further details see territory... territory in 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). Events World War II January January 4 - The Battle of Monte Cassino begins. January 5 - Murder of Danish playwright Kaj Munk January 17 - British forces, in Italy, cross the Garigliano River. January 20 - The Royal Air... 1944 and did not achieve statehood until 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. Events Environmental change Zebra mussels found in the Great lakes December 2 - Cyclone in Bangladesh leaves 5 million homeless - thousands dead December 7 - In Armenia an earthquake 6.9 on the Richter scale killed nearly 25.000... 1988.


Flag

The flag was adopted with decree No. 008 of April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). There are 252 days remaining. Events 215 BC - A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Lake Trasum. AD 303 - Saint George is... April 23, 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events January January 1 - Brunei becomes a fully independent state January 1 - AT&T is broken up into 22 independent units January 5 - Richard Stallman starts developing GNU. January 7 - Brunei becomes the sixth member of the... 1984. The blue color in the top symbolizes the sky over Ampaná, as well as justice; the green in the middle the native rainforest; the yellow in bottom stands for the union as well as the natural resources. The black in the small strips reminds of the deceased who worked for the state, and the white for the will of the state to live in peace and stability. The symbol in the left symbolizes the Fortress of São José, out of which the state capital grew.

Before 1984 the state had a red-white-red flag very similar to the flag of The Republic of Peru (Spanish: Perú; Quechua, Aymara: Piruw) is a country in western South America, bordering with Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the east, south-east and south, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is rich... Peru.

External links

  • Brazilian Embassy in London (http://www.brazil.org.uk/page.php?cid=355)


There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. The twenty-six states are: See also: Brazil, List of subnational entities, List of capitals of subnational entities External link Map Categories... States of The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world. Spanning a vast area between central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, it borders Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela... Brazil General info: Large flag of Brazil Dimensions: 431x302 pixels Source: Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook License: originally public domain, modifications under GFDL Most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to the proper ratios. For a...
Acre is a state of Brazil, located in the north_western part of the country. To the north is the state of Amazonas, to the east is a short border with the state of Rondônia, to the south is Bolivia and to the west is Peru. Geography Acre has a... Acre | Alagoas (AL) is a small state in northeastern Brazil lying between the states of Pernambuco and Sergipe; touching the state of Bahia along a part of its southwestern border. The southern border of Alagoas is defined by the Rio São Francisco (São Francisco River). Alagoas has an area... Alagoas | Amapá | Amazonas | For the genus of wildflowers in the family Asteraceae, see Bahia (Botany) Bahia is a state in the north-east of Brazil. History The Portuguese Pedro Alvares Cabral landed at what is now Porto Seguro, on the southern coast of Bahia in 1500, and claimed the territory for Portugal. In... Bahia | Ceará | The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. It is located inside the state of Goiás. History The government was transferred to Distrito Federal in April 21, 1960, which was then split off from Goiás. Before the transfer... Federal District | For other places that have this name, see Espírito Santo (disambiguation) Espírito Santo is one of the states of southeastern Brazil, often referred to by the abbreviation ES. With its capital at Vitória. Those who are born in the state are known as Capixabas... Espírito Santo | Goiás | Maranhão | Mato Grosso is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country. Neighboring states are (from west clockwise) Rondônia, Amazonas, Pará, Tocantins, Goiás and Mato Grosso do Sul. It also borders Bolivia to the southwest. The name literally means thick jungle. Apart from... Mato Grosso | Mato Grosso do Sul is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country. Neighboring states are (from north clockwise) Mato Grosso, Goiás, Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Paraná. It also borders Paraguay and Bolivia to the west. The name means thick grass... Mato Grosso do Sul | Minas Gerais is one of the states of Brazil, the second most populous in the federation. The capital is the city of Belo Horizonte, in the center of the state. Location This Brazilian state is in the west of the southeastern subdivision of Brazil, which also contains the states of... Minas Gerais | Pará | Paraíba | Paraná | Pernambuco is a state of Brazil, located in the Brazilian Northeast. To the north are the states of Paraíba and Ceará, to the west is Piauí, to the south are Alagoas and Bahia, and to the east is the Atlantic Ocean. Geography Pernambuco has a territory covered mostly by... Pernambuco | Piauí | Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the Rio de Janeiro state article If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has not yet appeared, it may not be visible due to a delay in updating the database. Please wait... Rio de Janeiro | Rio Grande do Norte is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, on the edge of the South American continent. Geography Rio Grande do Norte is dominated by its coastline. The state is famed for its beaches and sand dunes, and the air... Rio Grande do Norte | Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in Brazil. It is bordered on the north by the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Uruguay, and on the west by Argentina. History Although mainly rural for much of its early... Rio Grande do Sul | Rondônia | Roraima is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country. Neighboring states are (from east clockwise) Pará and Amazonas. To the north it borders Venezuela and Guyana. Geography The climate is tropical with an annual mean temperature of 26°C. Most of the state... Roraima | Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the Santa Catarina state article If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has not yet appeared, it may not be visible due to a delay in updating the database. Please wait and... Santa Catarina | São Paulo | Sergipe is the smallest state of Brazil, located on the north eastern Atlantic coast of the country. It borders on two other states, Bahia and Alagoas. Geography As with most of the states on the Brazilian coast, inland Sergipe is almost entirely savanna (caatinga), and its coastline is characterised by... Sergipe | Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil. The state was formed in 1988 out of the northern part of Goiás, and construction began on the capital, Palmas, in 1989, in contrast to most of the other cities in the state which date back to Portuguese colonial period. Geography... Tocantins

 
 

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