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Capital: This article is about the city in Brazil. For other uses, see Belém (disambiguation). Belém is a city in the nothern part of Brazil. It is the capital and also the biggest city of the state of Pará. Its metropolitan area has approximately 2.01... Belém do Pará
Area: 1.253.164,5 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
Inhabitants: 5.181.570
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: 4.1 inh./km²
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 (east)
GMT-4 (west)
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-PA
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Map of Brazil highlighting the state

Pará 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 northern part of the country. Neighboring states are (from north clockwise) Amapá is one of the states of Brazil, located in the extreme north, bordering French Guiana in the north. In the east is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west is the Brazilian state Pará. Geography Amapá is located at the mouth of the Amazon... Amapá, Maranhão is one of the states of Brazil in the north-eastern region. To the north is the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Neighboring states are (from east clockwise) Piauí, Tocantins and Pará. Major cities in the state besides the state capital São Lu... Maranhão, 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, 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, Amazonas is the largest state of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country. Neighboring states are (from north clockwise) Roraima, Pará, Mato Grosso, Rondônia, Peru, Venezuela. This includes the departement Amazonas, Colombia, as well as the state in Amazonas, Venezuela (it does not border Amazonas, Peru). Other... Amazonas and 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. To the north it also borders The Co-operative Republic of Guyana is a nation along the northern coastline of South America. It constitutes the western part of the wider region of Guiana (an Amerindian word meaning Land of Many Waters), and is bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south by Brazil, to the... Guyana and -1... Suriname (including the district named For the state of Brazil, see Pará. Para is a district of Suriname, in the north. Paras capital city is Onverwacht Para has a population of 15,120 and an area of 5,393 km². The district is the mining and forestry centre of Suriname, with many large bauxite... Para).


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Pará has a territory covered mostly by jungle, covering a vast area of The Amazon Rainforest is in much danger, as many acres are cleared frequently. Some species that the world hasnt even discovered yet are disappearing before we have even heard of it. A river in the Amazon rainforest The Amazon is a rainforest in South America. It encompasses 1.2... Amazon Rainforest.


History

The state was place for several rebellions during colonial times (see The history of Brazil begins with the arrival of the first Native Americans, over 8,000 years ago, into the present territory of that nation. By 1500, when the Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral reached the Brazilian coast, all parts of those lands were inhabited by semi-nomadic tribes, who... History of Brazil).


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Flag of Pará
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The white stripe in the flag represents the This article is about the astrological concept. For other uses, see zodiac (disambiguation) The zodiac (from Greek zoon, animal) is an imaginary belt in the heavens extending approximately 8 degrees on either side of the Suns apparent path (the ecliptic), that includes the apparent paths of the Moon and... zodiac. The blue star is Spica (α Virginis) is a brilliant first-magnitude star, believed to be the star that provided Hipparchus with the data which enabled him to discover precession of the equinoxes. A temple to Menat (an early Hathor) at Thebes was oriented with reference to Spica when it was constructed in 3200... Spica in the constellation This article is about the constellation and astrological sign Virgo. For VIRGO, the French-Italian project in physics analogous to LIGO, see VIRGO (physics). Virgo (♍, and Latin for virgin) is a constellation of the zodiac. Lying between Leo to the west and the Libra to the east, it is... Virgo, which is also depicted on the Flag ratio: 7:10 The flag of the Republic of Brazil is a green flag with a large yellow rhombus in the center. Within the rhombus is a blue circle, with white stars of five different sizes and a white band running through it. The motto Ordem e Progresso (Order... Flag of Brazil representing the state. The two red areas symbolize the vigor of the local people.

External links

  • Official homepage (http://www.pa.gov.br) (Portuguese)
  • Brazilian Embassy in London (http://www.brazil.org.uk/page.php?cid=356)


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 is one of the states of Brazil, located in the extreme north, bordering French Guiana in the north. In the east is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west is the Brazilian state Pará. Geography Amapá is located at the mouth of the Amazon... 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 is one of the states of Brazil in the north-eastern region. To the north is the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Neighboring states are (from east clockwise) Piauí, Tocantins and Pará. Major cities in the state besides the state capital São Lu... 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 is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, on the Atlantic coast. It contains the easternmost land of the Americas. History In the mid- 1500s, Portuguese settlers from Pernambuco founded Filipéia de Nossa Senhora das Neves (today Jo... 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 /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ Piauí From Wikipedia Piauí is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, in the arid region of Sertão. Piauí is... 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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