Baía de Todos os Santos

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Baía de Todos os Santos

Baía de Todos os Santos (All Saints's Bay) is a bay in the Brazilian state of Bahia. It is the biggest bay of Brazil. It is 40 kilometres (25 miles) long and 32 kilometres (20 miles) wide.[1] The bay was first seen on November 1, 1501, by the expedition of Amerigo Vespucci. It received its name because November 1 is All Saints' Day. The bay is visited by tourists from all over the world.[2]

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  1. "Todos os Santos Bay." Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 6 November 2010.
  2. All Saints' Bay. Archived 2010-09-11 at the Wayback Machine bahia.com.br.