The North Region
of Brazil (Português: Região Norte do Brasil
) is the largest Region of Brazil, corresponding to 45.27% of the national territory. It is the least inhabited of the country, and contributes with a minor percentage in the national GDPhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GDP
and population. It is composed by the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins.
Its demographic density is the lowest in Brazil considering all the regions of the country, with only 3.8 inhabitants per km². Most of the population is centered in urban areas.
Belém Int Airport and Manaus Intl Airport connects North region with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.
The North is home to the Federal University of Pará and Federal University of Amazonas.
: 3,853,327.2 km² (Same size of the European Union)
: 16,318,163 inhabitants
in red the northern region