North Region of Brazil

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North Region of Brazil (in red)

The North Region of Brazil is one of the five political subdivisions of Brazil. This region is formed of seven states: Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins. It the last region to be given importance by the Brazilian government, when it was already independent from Portugal.

The North Region corresponds to 45.27% of the national territory, the most big of all Brazilian regions. But this is the region with less population: with only 2,92 inhabitants per km2.

The most important cities of the North Region are:

City Population (2007)
Manaus 1,612,475
Belém 1,408,847
Ananindeua 484,600
Porto Velho 380,988
Macapá 368,397
Rio Branco 288,614
Santarém 274,074