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North Region, Brazil
The North region of Brazil was the last region to be given importance by the Brazilian government, already when it was independent from Portugal, thus, it is the most inhabited of the country, and contributes with a minor percentage in the national GDP and population. It is composed by the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins.
- Area: 3.869.637,9 km˛(45.28%)
- Population: 11.290.100 hab (2.92 hab/km˛; 6.2%)
- GDP: ~9.6bi US$ (2%)
- HDI: ~0,790
- Climate: Equatorial (high temperatures and high annual precipitation)
- Largest Cities: Manaus (1.403.796); Belém (1.279.861); Ananindeua (392.947); Porto Velho (314.525); Macapá (282.745); Santarém (262.721); Rio Branco (252.885); Boa Vista (200.383); Palmas (137.045), Boa Vista (122.000).
- Economy: Iron, Energy production, eletronic manufacturing, latex, tourism.
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