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Encyclopedia > Goiás
Capital: Goiânia
Area: 341,289.5 km²
Inhabitants: 4,848,725 (1999)
Pop. density: 14.2 inh./km²
Timezone: GMT-3
ISO 3166-2: BR-GO
Map of Brazil highlighting the state

Goiás is a state of Brazil, located in the central part of the country. Neighboring states are (from north clockwise) Tocantins, Bahia, Minas Gerais, the Federal District, Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso. Goiânia, the capital of the state of Goiás, a state in central Brazil, is a modern, bustling city of 1. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Time Zone is also a historical computer game. ... ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. ... Map of Brazil highlighting the state of Goias File links The following pages link to this file: Goiás Categories: GFDL images ... 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. ... Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil. ... For the genus of wildflowers in the family Asteraceae, see Bahia (Botany) Bahia is a state in the north-east of Brazil. ... Minas Gerais is one of the states of Brazil, the second most populous in the federation. ... The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. ... Mato Grosso do Sul is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country. ... Mato Grosso is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country. ...

Other cities include:

Anápolis, the second largest city in the State of Goiás in Brazil, is a city of approximately 256,000 people. ... Goiás (also known as Goiás Velho) is a town in Brazil. ...


Flag of Goiás
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The green bars in the flag symbolize the spring and the yellow bars gold. The blue rectangle in the topleft corner symbolizes the sky, with the five stars forming the constellation of the Southern Cross. The flag was adopted on July 30, 1919. Flag of the Brazilian state Goias; scaled down version of already uploaded GIF file This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long). ... Crux, being Latin for cross, commonly known as the Southern Cross (in contrast to the Northern Cross), is the smallest of the 88 modern constellations, but also one of the most famous. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

External links

  • Brazilian Embassy in London (http://www.brazil.org.uk/page.php?cid=364)

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