Pará

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State of Pará
State
Flag of State of Pará
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Pará
Coat of arms
Location of State of Pará in Brazil
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(s) 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
Website pa.gov.br

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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