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Brazil

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Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links Coat_of_arms_of_Brazil. ... Politics of Brazil takes place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Brazil is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ...



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Brazil is divided into twenty-six estados ("states"; singular estado) and one district, the Distrito Federal ("Federal District") which contains the capital city, Brasília. Executive may refer to: Executive (government), a branch of government or local authority Executive order, is an edict issued by a member of the executive branch of a government Executive system (or executive functions), the brain processes involved in high-order cognition Executive car, a size of car Architecture of... Brazilian Presidential Standard The President of Brazil is both the head of state and head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. ... Category: ... The Chief of Staff (Portuguese: Chefe da Casa Civil) is the highest-ranking member of the Executive Office of Brazil, and a senior aide to the President. ... The cabinet of Brazil, called ministério, is the executive branch of the brazilian government. ... Please see discussion tab *** The Office of the Advocate-General is the Brazilian institution which, directly or indirectly, represents the federal government either in judicial or non-judicial instances, being also in charge of legal advising for the governments administration. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Brazils bicameral National Congress (Portuguese: Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. ... In its present configuration, the Brazilian Senate (Portuguese: Senado Federal) is a federal legislative body and the upper house of the National Congress of Brazil. ... The Chamber of Deputies of Brazil (Portuguese: Câmara dos Deputados) is a federal legislative body and the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      In law, the judiciary or judicial is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, a mechanism for the resolution of disputes. ... The Supreme Federal Tribunal (in Portuguese Supremo Tribunal Federal, or simply STF) is the highest court of law of the Federative Republic of Brazil. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ... This article lists political parties in Brazil. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In 2006, Brazil held general elections in two rounds. ... This is a list of the current governors of the States of Brazil. ... There are serious issues in regard to abuses of human rights in Brazil. ... Traditionally, Brazil has been a leader in the inter-American community and has played an important role in collective security efforts, as well as in economic cooperation in the Western Hemisphere. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. ... Nickname: Location of Brasília Coordinates: , Region Central-West State Distrito Federal Founded 21 April 1960 Government  - Administrator Ricardo Hernane Pires Area  - City 5,802 km²  (2,240. ...


States are based on historical, conventional borders and have developed throughout the centuries; though some boundaries are arbitrary. The federal district is not a state on its right, but shares some characteristics of a state and some of a municipality. Municipalities of Brazil This article is about the municipalities of Brazil. ...


The Federal District is encompassed by the state of Goiás. The codes given below are defined in ISO 3166-2:BR. Flag of Goiás See other Brazilian States Capital Goiânia Largest City Goiânia Area 341 289 km² Population   - Total   - Density 4 848 725 14. ... ISO 3166-2 codes for Brazil cover 1 Federal District and 26 states. ...

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History

In 1943, with the entrance of Brazil in the Second World War, the Vargas regime detached seven strategic territories from the border of the country in order to administrate them directly: Amapá, Rio Branco, Acre, Guaporé, Ponta Porã, Iguaçu and the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha. After the war, the first three territories were retained as states, with Rio Branco and Guaporé being renamed Roraima and Rondônia, respectively. Ponta Porã and Iguaçu resorted to territorial status. In 1988, Fernando de Noronha became part of Pernambuco. Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (April 19, 1883 - August 24, 1954) was the president of Brazil from 1930 to 1945 and from 1950 to his suicide in 1954. ... Flag of Amapá See other Brazilian States Capital Macapá Largest City Macapá Area 142 816 km² Population   - Total   - Density 477 032 3. ... Flag of Roraima See other Brazilian States Capital Boa Vista Largest City Boa Vista Area 225,116. ... An acre is the name of a unit of area in a number of different systems, including Imperial units and United States customary units. ... Flag of Rondônia See other Brazilian States Capital Porto Velho Largest City Porto Velho Area 238,512. ... The Mergui Archipelago An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. ... Aerial view of the island from the north east Image:Orthographic projection centred over Fernando de Noronha Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, around 220 miles (354 km) offshore from the Brazilian coast. ... Flag of Roraima See other Brazilian States Capital Boa Vista Largest City Boa Vista Area 225,116. ... Flag of Rondônia See other Brazilian States Capital Porto Velho Largest City Porto Velho Area 238,512. ... Flag of Pernambuco See other Brazilian States Capital Recife Largest City Recife Area 98,281 km² Population   - Total   - Density 7,918,344 80. ...


In 1960, the square-shaped Distrito Federal was carved out of Goiás in preparation for the new capital, Brasília. The previous federal district became the state of Guanabara until in 1975 it was merged with the state of Rio de Janeiro, becoming the municipality of Rio de Janeiro. Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. ... Flag of Goiás See other Brazilian States Capital Goiânia Largest City Goiânia Area 341 289 km² Population   - Total   - Density 4 848 725 14. ... Nickname: Location of Brasília Coordinates: , Region Central-West State Distrito Federal Founded 21 April 1960 Government  - Administrator Ricardo Hernane Pires Area  - City 5,802 km²  (2,240. ... The State of Guanabara (in Portuguese: Estado da Guanabara), was the name given to the municipality of Rio de Janeiro (now the city with the same name), after the moving of the national capital to Brasília in 1960. ... Flag of Rio de Janeiro See other Brazilian States Capital Rio de Janeiro Largest City Rio de Janeiro Area 43,696. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Government  - Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area  - City 1,260 km²  (486. ...


In 1977, Mato Grosso was split into two states. The northern area retained the name Mato Grosso while the southern area became the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, with Campo Grande as its capital. The new Mato Grosso do Sul incorporated the territory of Ponta Porã and the northern part of Iguaçu. Central Iguaçu went to Paraná, and southern Iguaçu went to Santa Catarina. Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Flag of Mato Grosso See other Brazilian States Capital Cuiabá Largest City Cuiabá Area 903,357. ... Flag of Mato Grosso do Sul See other Brazilian States Capital Campo Grande Largest City Campo Grande Area 358,158. ... For other uses, see Campo Grande (disambiguation). ... Flag of Paraná See other Brazilian States Capital Curitiba Largest City Curitiba Area 199,544 km² Population   - Total   - Density 9,150,000 48 inh. ... Flag of Santa Catarina See other Brazilian States Capital Florianópolis Largest City Joinville Area 95,442. ...


In 1988, the northern portion of Goiás became the state of Tocantins, with Palmas as its capital. Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Flag of Goiás See other Brazilian States Capital Goiânia Largest City Goiânia Area 341 289 km² Population   - Total   - Density 4 848 725 14. ... Tocantins can refer to: Tocantins State Tocantins River This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Palmas may refer to: Palmas, the capital of the state of Tocantins in Brazil Palmas a centenary small city in the south of the state of Paraná in Brazil. ...

List of Brazilian states

Flag State Abbreviation Capital Area Population (2005) Density (2005) GDP (% total) (2004) GDP per capita (2004) HDI (2000) Literacy (2003) Infant Mortality (2002) Life Expectancy (2004)
Acre AC Rio Branco &&&&&&&&&0152581.400000152,581.4 &&&&&&&&&0656043.&&&&&0656,043 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.3000004.30 &&&&&&&&03242123.&&&&&03,242,123 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.2000000.2%) &&&&&&&&&&&05143.&&&&&05,143 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6970000.697 84% &&&&&&&&&&&&&033.20000033.2‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.80000070.8
Alagoas AL Maceió &&&&&&&&&&027767.70000027,767.7 &&&&&&&&03015912.&&&&&03,015,912 &&&&&&&&&&&&0108.610000108.61 &&&&&&&011556013.&&&&&011,556,013 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7000000.7%) &&&&&&&&&&&03877.&&&&&03,877 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6490000.649 70% &&&&&&&&&&&&&057.70000057.7‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&066.&&&&&066.0
Amapá AP Macapá &&&&&&&&&0142814.600000142,814.6 &&&&&&&&&0594587.&&&&&0594,587 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.1600004.16 &&&&&&&&03720013.&&&&&03,720,013 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.2000000.2%) &&&&&&&&&&&06796.&&&&&06,796 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7530000.753 91% &&&&&&&&&&&&&024.90000024.9‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&069.80000069.8
Amazonas AM Manaus &&&&&&&&01570745.7000001,570,745.7 &&&&&&&&03232330.&&&&&03,232,330 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&500002.05 &&&&&&&035889111.&&&&&035,889,111 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.1000002.1%) &&&&&&&&&&011434.&&&&&011,434 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7130000.713 94% &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.80000020.8‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.40000073.4
Bahia BA Salvador &&&&&&&&&0564692.700000564,692.7 &&&&&&&013815334.&&&&&013,815,334 &&&&&&&&&&&&&024.46000024.46 &&&&&&&086882488.&&&&&086,882,488 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.9000004.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&06350.&&&&&06,350 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6880000.688 79% &&&&&&&&&&&&&038.70000038.7‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&071.40000071.4
Ceará CE Fortaleza &&&&&&&&&0148825.600000148,825.6 &&&&&&&&08097276.&&&&&08,097,276 &&&&&&&&&&&&&054.40000054.40 &&&&&&&033261175.&&&&&033,261,175 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.9000001.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&04170.&&&&&04,170 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7000000.700 78% &&&&&&&&&&&&&035.10000035.1‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&069.60000069.6
Distrito Federal DF Brasília &&&&&&&&&&&05822.1000005,822.1 &&&&&&&&02333108.&&&&&02,333,108 &&&&&&&&&&&&0400.730000400.73 &&&&&&&043522926.&&&&&043,522,926 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.5000002.5%) &&&&&&&&&&019071.&&&&&019,071 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.8440000.844 96% &&&&&&&&&&&&&017.50000017.5‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&074.90000074.9
Espírito Santo ES Vitória &&&&&&&&&&046077.50000046,077.5 &&&&&&&&03408365.&&&&&03,408,365 &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.97000073.97 &&&&&&&034488268.&&&&&034,488,268 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02.0%) &&&&&&&&&&010289.&&&&&010,289 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7650000.765 90% &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.90000020.9‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.10000073.1
Goiás GO Goiânia &&&&&&&&&0340086.700000340,086.7 &&&&&&&&05619917.&&&&&05,619,917 &&&&&&&&&&&&&016.52000016.52 &&&&&&&041316658.&&&&&041,316,658 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.3000002.3%) &&&&&&&&&&&07501.&&&&&07,501 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7760000.776 90% &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.70000020.7‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&072.80000072.8
Maranhão MA São Luís &&&&&&&&&0331983.300000331,983.3 &&&&&&&&06103327.&&&&&06,103,327 &&&&&&&&&&&&&018.38000018.38 &&&&&&&016547977.&&&&&016,547,977 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.9000000.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&02748.&&&&&02,748 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6360000.636 77% &&&&&&&&&&&&&046.30000046.3‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&066.80000066.8
Mato Grosso MT Cuiabá &&&&&&&&&0903357.900000903,357.9 &&&&&&&&02803274.&&&&&02,803,274 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.1000003.10 &&&&&&&027935132.&&&&&027,935,132 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.6000001.6%) &&&&&&&&&&010162.&&&&&010,162 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7730000.773 90% &&&&&&&&&&&&&021.50000021.5‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&072.60000072.6
Mato Grosso do Sul MS Campo Grande &&&&&&&&&0357125.&&&&&0357,125.0 &&&&&&&&02264468.&&&&&02,264,468 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.3400006.34 &&&&&&&019954505.&&&&&019,954,505 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.1000001.1%) &&&&&&&&&&&08945.&&&&&08,945 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7780000.778 91% &&&&&&&&&&&&&019.20000019.2‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.20000073.2
Minas Gerais MG Belo Horizonte &&&&&&&&&0586528.300000586,528.3 &&&&&&&019237450.&&&&&019,237,450 &&&&&&&&&&&&&032.79000032.79 &&&&&&0166564882.&&&&&0166,564,882 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&09.4000009.4%) &&&&&&&&&&&08771.&&&&&08,771 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7730000.773 89% &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.80000020.8‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&074.10000074.1
Pará PA Belém &&&&&&&&01247689.5000001,247,689.5 &&&&&&&&06970586.&&&&&06,970,586 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.5800005.58 &&&&&&&034196694.&&&&&034,196,694 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.9000001.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&04992.&&&&&04,992 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7230000.723 90% &&&&&&&&&&&&&027.30000027.3‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&071.40000071.4
Paraíba PB João Pessoa &&&&&&&&&&056439.80000056,439.8 &&&&&&&&03595886.&&&&&03,595,886 &&&&&&&&&&&&&063.71000063.71 &&&&&&&014863913.&&&&&014,863,913 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.9000000.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&04165.&&&&&04,165 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6610000.661 75% &&&&&&&&&&&&&045.50000045.5‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&068.30000068.3
Paraná PR Curitiba &&&&&&&&&0199314.900000199,314.9 &&&&&&&010261856.&&&&&010,261,856 &&&&&&&&&&&&&051.48000051.48 &&&&&&0108699740.&&&&&0108,699,740 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.2000006.2%) &&&&&&&&&&010725.&&&&&010,725 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7870000.787 93% &&&&&&&&&&&&&020.70000020.7‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.50000073.5
Pernambuco PE Recife &&&&&&&&&&098311.60000098,311.6 &&&&&&&&08413593.&&&&&08,413,593 &&&&&&&&&&&&&085.58000085.58 &&&&&&&047697268.&&&&&047,697,268 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.7000002.7%) &&&&&&&&&&&05730.&&&&&05,730 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7050000.705 79% &&&&&&&&&&&&&044.80000044.8‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&067.50000067.5
Piauí PI Teresina &&&&&&&&&0251529.200000251,529.2 &&&&&&&&03006885.&&&&&03,006,885 &&&&&&&&&&&&&011.95000011.95 &&&&&&&&08611106.&&&&&08,611,106 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.5000000.5%) &&&&&&&&&&&02892.&&&&&02,892 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6560000.656 72% &&&&&&&&&&&&&033.10000033.1‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&068.20000068.2
Rio de Janeiro RJ Rio de Janeiro &&&&&&&&&&043696.10000043,696.1 &&&&&&&015383407.&&&&&015,383,407 &&&&&&&&&&&&0352.&50000352.05 &&&&&&0222564408.&&&&&0222,564,408 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&012.60000012.6%) &&&&&&&&&&014639.&&&&&014,639 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.8070000.807 96% &&&&&&&&&&&&&019.50000019.5‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&072.40000072.4
Rio Grande do Norte RN Natal &&&&&&&&&&052796.80000052,796.8 &&&&&&&&03003087.&&&&&03,003,087 &&&&&&&&&&&&&056.88000056.88 &&&&&&&015906902.&&&&&015,906,902 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.9000000.9%) &&&&&&&&&&&05370.&&&&&05,370 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7050000.705 77% &&&&&&&&&&&&&041.90000041.9‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&069.80000069.8
Rio Grande do Sul RS Porto Alegre &&&&&&&&&0281748.500000281,748.5 &&&&&&&010845087.&&&&&010,845,087 &&&&&&&&&&&&&038.49000038.49 &&&&&&0142874611.&&&&&0142,874,611 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.1000008.1%) &&&&&&&&&&013320.&&&&&013,320 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.8140000.814 95% &&&&&&&&&&&&&015.40000015.4‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&074.50000074.5
Rondônia RO Porto Velho &&&&&&&&&0237576.200000237,576.2 &&&&&&&&01534594.&&&&&01,534,594 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.4600006.46 &&&&&&&&09744908.&&&&&09,744,908 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6000000.6%) &&&&&&&&&&&06238.&&&&&06,238 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7350000.735 92% &&&&&&&&&&&&&024.60000024.6‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.60000070.6
Roraima RR Boa Vista &&&&&&&&&0224299.&&&&&0224,299.0 &&&&&&&&&0391317.&&&&&0391,317 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.7400001.74 &&&&&&&&01864318.&&&&&01,864,318 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.1000000.1%) &&&&&&&&&&&04881.&&&&&04,881 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7460000.746 91% &&&&&&&&&&&&&017.80000017.8‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&069.30000069.3
Santa Catarina SC Florianópolis &&&&&&&&&&095346.20000095,346.2 &&&&&&&&05866568.&&&&&05,866,568 &&&&&&&&&&&&&061.53000061.53 &&&&&&&070208541.&&&&&070,208,541 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04.0%) &&&&&&&&&&012159.&&&&&012,159 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.8220000.822 95% &&&&&&&&&&&&&018.20000018.2‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&074.80000074.8
São Paulo SP São Paulo &&&&&&&&&0248209.400000248,209.4 &&&&&&&040442795.&&&&&040,442,795 &&&&&&&&&&&&0162.930000162.93 &&&&&&0546607616.&&&&&0546,607,616 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&030.90000030.9%) &&&&&&&&&&013725.&&&&&013,725 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.8200000.820 95% &&&&&&&&&&&&&017.40000017.4‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&073.70000073.7
Sergipe SE Aracaju &&&&&&&&&&021910.30000021,910.3 &&&&&&&&01967761.&&&&&01,967,761 &&&&&&&&&&&&&089.81000089.81 &&&&&&&013121517.&&&&&013,121,517 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7000000.7%) &&&&&&&&&&&06782.&&&&&06,782 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.6820000.682 90% &&&&&&&&&&&&&040.60000040.6‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.30000070.3
Tocantins TO Palmas &&&&&&&&&0277620.900000277,620.9 &&&&&&&&01305728.&&&&&01,305,728 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.7000004.70 &&&&&&&&04768864.&&&&&04,768,864 (&&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.3000000.3%) &&&&&&&&&&&03776.&&&&&03,776 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.7100000.710 83% &&&&&&&&&&&&&028.40000028.4‰ &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.70000070.7

This is a list of flags of Brazils 26 flags ad the federal district. ... 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. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into States of Brazil. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into States of Brazil. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into States of Brazil. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into States of Brazil. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into States of Brazil. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Acre. ... Flag of Acre See other Brazilian States Capital Rio Branco Largest City Rio Branco Area 152 522 km² Population   - Total   - Density 557 526 3. ... Rio Branco is the capital of the state of Acre in Brazil. ... Flag of the state of Alagoas, Brazil. ... Flag of Alagoas See other Brazilian States Capital Maceió Largest City Maceió Area 27 818 km² Population   - Total   - Density 2 822 621 101. ... Maceio, Brazil. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Amapá.svg Bandeira do Amapá. This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. ... Flag of Amapá See other Brazilian States Capital Macapá Largest City Macapá Area 142 816 km² Population   - Total   - Density 477 032 3. ... Macapá (mekepä´) is the capital of the state of Amapá in Brazil, (1996 pop. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Amazonas. ... Flag of Amazonas See other Brazilian States Capital Manaus Largest City Manaus Area 1 570 947 km² Population   - Total   - Density 3,332,330 inh. ... Location in Brazil Country Brazil Region North State Amazonas Founded 1669 Government  - Mayor Serafim Corrêa (PSB) Area  - City 11. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_da_Bahia. ... Flag of Bahia See other Brazilian States Capital Salvador Largest City Salvador Area 564 273 km² Population   - Total   - Density 13 070 250 23. ... Salvador and Baía de Todos os Santos from space, April 1997 Salvador (in full, São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos, or in literal translation: Holy Savior of All Saints Bay) is a city on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the northeastern... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Ceará See other Brazilian States Capital Fortaleza Largest City Fortaleza Area 148,016 km² Population   - Total   - Density 6,500,000 43. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Distrito_Federal. ... The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. ... Nickname: Location of Brasília Coordinates: , Region Central-West State Distrito Federal Founded 21 April 1960 Government  - Administrator Ricardo Hernane Pires Area  - City 5,802 km²  (2,240. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Espírito_Santo. ... Flag of Espírito Santo See other Brazilian States Capital Vitória Largest City Vila Velha Area 46,184 km² Population   - Total   - Density 3 097 232 58. ... For other uses, see Vitoria (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Goiás. ... Flag of Goiás See other Brazilian States Capital Goiânia Largest City Goiânia Area 341 289 km² Population   - Total   - Density 4 848 725 14. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Goiás. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Maranhão. ... Maranhão is one of the states of Brazil in the north-eastern region. ... São Luís is the capital of the state of Maranhão, Brazil. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Mato_Grosso. ... Flag of Mato Grosso See other Brazilian States Capital Cuiabá Largest City Cuiabá Area 903,357. ... Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region Central-West State Mato Grosso Government  - Mayor Wilson Pereira dos Santos PSDB Area  - City 3,538 km²  (1,366 sq mi) Elevation 165 m (541 ft) Population (2000)  - City 542,861  - Density 153. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Mato_Grosso_do_Sul. ... Flag of Mato Grosso do Sul See other Brazilian States Capital Campo Grande Largest City Campo Grande Area 358,158. ... For other uses, see Campo Grande (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Minas_Gerais. ... Flag of Minas Gerais See other Brazilian States Capital Belo Horizonte Largest City Belo Horizonte Area 586,528. ... Nickname: Location in Brazil Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region Southeast State Minas Gerais Founded 1701 Incorporated (as city) December 12, 1897 Government  - Mayor Fernando da Mata Pimentel (PT) Area  - City 330. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Pará.svg Bandeira do Pará. File links The following pages link to this file: Pará ... Flag of Pará See other Brazilian States Capital Belém Largest City Belém Area 1. ... Nickname: Belém do Pará Local da cidade de Belém, no estado do Pará State Pará County Belém Government  - Mayor Duciomar Gomes da Costa Area  - City 1,070 km²  (413. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_da_Paraíba. ... Flag of Paraíba See other Brazilian States Capital João Pessoa Largest City João Pessoa Area 56. ... Considered the second greenest city in the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Paraná See other Brazilian States Capital Curitiba Largest City Curitiba Area 199,544 km² Population   - Total   - Density 9,150,000 48 inh. ... Location of Curitiba Country Brazil Region Sul State Paraná Founded 29 March 1693 Incorporated 1842 Government  - Mayor Carlos Alberto Richa (PSDB) Area  - City 430. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Pernambuco. ... Flag of Pernambuco See other Brazilian States Capital Recife Largest City Recife Area 98,281 km² Population   - Total   - Density 7,918,344 80. ... Nickname: Motto: Ut luceat omnibus Latin: That it may shine on all (Matthew 5:15) Location in Brazil Founded March 12, 1537 Incorporated (as village) 1709 Incorporated (as city) 1823 Government  - Mayor João Paulo Lima e Silva (PT) Area  - City 218 km²  (84. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Piauí.svg Bandeira do Piauí. This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. ... Flag of Piauí See other Brazilian States Capital Teresina Largest City Teresina Area 250,934 km² Population   - Total   - Density 2,750,000 11 inh. ... Teresina (formerly written Theresina) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Piauí and the only inland capital in the northeastern region of the country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Rio de Janeiro See other Brazilian States Capital Rio de Janeiro Largest City Rio de Janeiro Area 43,696. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Government  - Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area  - City 1,260 km²  (486. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2700x1750, 535 KB) Descrição do ficheiro Description: Bandeira do Rio Grande do Norte. ... Flag of Rio Grande do Norte See other Brazilian States Capital Natal Largest City Natal Area 53,015 km² Population   - Total   - Density 2,770,730 52. ... Ponta Negra Beach, Natal. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Rio Grande do Sul See other Brazilian States Capital Porto Alegre Largest City Porto Alegre Area 282,062 km² Population   - Total   - Density 10. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region South State Rio Grande do Sul Government  - Mayor José Fogaça (PPS) Area  - City 496. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Rondônia. ... Flag of Rondônia See other Brazilian States Capital Porto Velho Largest City Porto Velho Area 238,512. ... Porto Velho is the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Roraima. ... Flag of Roraima See other Brazilian States Capital Boa Vista Largest City Boa Vista Area 225,116. ... Boa Vista is the capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Flag of Santa Catarina See other Brazilian States Capital Florianópolis Largest City Joinville Area 95,442. ... Nickname: Location in Brazil Coordinates: Country Brazil Region South State Santa Catarina Founded March 23, 1726 Government  - Mayor Dario Elias Berger (PSDB) Area  - City 436. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Estado_de_São_Paulo. ... Flag of São Paulo See other Brazilian States Capital São Paulo Largest City São Paulo City Area 248,176. ... Nickname: Motto: Non ducor, duco(Latin) I am not led, I lead Location in the São Paulo state. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_de_Sergipe. ... Flag of Sergipe See other Brazilian States Capital Aracaju Largest City Aracaju Area 21,994 km² Population   - Total   - Density 1,712,786 77. ... Aracaju is the capital city of the Sergipe State in Brazil. ... Image File history File links Bandeira_do_Tocantins. ... Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil. ... Palmas is the capital of the state of Tocantins, in Brazil. ...

See also

Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... The Indigenous peoples in Brazil (povos indígenas in Portuguese) comprise a large number of distinct ethnic groups who inhabited the countrys present territory prior to its discovery by Europeans around 1500. ... In the History of Brazil, Colonial Brazil comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1822, when Brazil became independent from Portugal. ... After its independence from the Portuguese on September 7, 1822, Brazil became a monarchy, the Brazilian Empire, which lasted until the establishment of the Republican government on November 15, 1889. ... // The Constitutionalist Revolution From 1889 to 1930, the government was a constitutional democracy, with the presidency alternating between the dominant states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais. ... // Depression, coffee oligarchs, and the Revolution of 1930 The Great Depression The tenente rebellion (See History of Brazil (1889-1930)) did not mark the revolutionary breakthrough of Brazils bourgeois social reformers. ... // End of the Estado Novo As World War II ended with Brazil participating on the Allied side, President Getúlio Vargas moved to liberalize his own fascist-influenced Estado Novo regime. ... The military maintained power in Brazil from 1964 until March 1985 because of political struggles within the regime and Brazilian elite. ... After the end of the military dictatorship, Brazil went into a troubled process of redemocratization. ... Politics of Brazil takes place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Brazil is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... Brazilian Presidential Standard The President of Brazil is both the head of state and head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. ... Brazils bicameral National Congress (Portuguese: Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. ... Brazilian law derives from Portuguese civil law and is based on statutes and, partly and more recently, stare decisis. ... The Supreme Federal Tribunal (in Portuguese Supremo Tribunal Federal, or simply STF) is the highest court of law of the Federative Republic of Brazil. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ... This article lists political parties in Brazil. ... Traditionally, Brazil has been a leader in the inter-American community and has played an important role in collective security efforts, as well as in economic cooperation in the Western Hemisphere. ... There are serious issues in regard to abuses of human rights in Brazil. ... ISO 4217 Code BRL User(s) Brazil Inflation 3. ... This is a list of major companies based in Brazil. ... Telephones - main lines in use: 19 million (1997) 39 million (2005) Telephones - mobile cellular: 4 million (1997) 80 million (2005) Telephone system: good working system domestic: extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations international: 3 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat... The Economic history of Brazil covers various economic events and traces the changes in the Brazilian economy of the course of the history of Brazil From Portugals discovery of Brazil in 1500 until the late 1930s, the Brazilian economy relied on the production of primary products for exports. ... Brazil is currently divided in five regions, by the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (IBGE). ... Municipalities of Brazil This article is about the municipalities of Brazil. ... This is a list of the extreme points of Brazil, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location. ... // Brazil has conducted a periodical population census since 1872. ... According to Brazilian Government, the most serious health problems are:[1] Childhood mortality: about 2. ... Brazilian culture is a Latin American culture of a very diverse nature. ... Mangueira samba school parades in Rio de Janeiro The Brazilian Carnival (Portuguese: ) is an annual celebration in Brazil held 40 days before Easter and marks the beginning of Lent. ... Traditional dishes in different areas of Brazil The population of Brazil is a racial mix of native Amerindians, Portuguese people, Africans, Italians, Spaniards, German people, Syrians, Lebanese and Japanese among others. ... Other holidays Dia dos Namorados is celebrated on June 12 as the Brazilian equivalent of St. ... The Literature of Brazil refers to literature written in the Portuguese language by Brazilians or in Brazil, even if prior to Brazils independence from Portugal, in 1822. ... Strong influences on the music of Brazil come from many parts of the world, but there are very popular regional music styles influenced by African and European forms. ... The beaches of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the most popular tourist destination in the country. ... The following are international rankings of Brazil. ... VLSat Itaipu Brazilian science and technology has achieved in the last decades a significant position in the international arena. ... Amazonia, Centro-Sul, Nordeste The Brazil Socio-Geographic Division is a slightly different division than the Brazilian Division by Regions. ... São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Niterói Belo Horizonte Porto Alegre Curitiba Fortaleza Recife Florianópolis ‎Belém Brasília Image:800pxcgr. ... Municipalities of Brazil This article is about the municipalities of Brazil. ...

External links

  • Map of Brazil
  • (Portuguese) Portal of Brazilian municipalities

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