Pará

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State of Pará
State

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Location of State of Pará in Brazil
Coordinates: 5°40′S 52°44′W / 5.667°S 52.733°W / -5.667; -52.733Coordinates: 5°40′S 52°44′W / 5.667°S 52.733°W / -5.667; -52.733
Country  Brazil
Capital and Largest City Belém
Government
 • Governor Simão Jatene
 • Vice Governor Helenilson Pontes
Area
 • Total 1,247,689.5 km2 (481,735.6 sq mi)
Area rank 2nd
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 7,792,561
 • Rank 9th
 • Density 6.2455932/km2 (16.1760120/sq mi)
 • Density rank 21st
Demonym Paraense
GDP
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 44,376,000,000 (13th)
 • Per capita R$ 6,241 (22nd)
HDI
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.755 – medium (16th)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Postal Code 66000-000 to 68890-000
ISO 3166 code BR-PA

Pará is one of the states of Brazil. It is in the northern part of the country.

The capital city is Belém. Other cities include:

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