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Northern Brazil

The North Region of Brazil (Portuguese: 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 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 International Airport and Manaus International Airport connects North region with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.

Population: 16,318,163 inhabitants
Area: 3,869,637 km² (almost the size of European Union)

Largest Cities and Metro Areas:

  1. Manaus (AM): 2,175,860
  2. Belém (PA): 2,122,079
  3. Macapá (AP): 509,883
  4. Porto Velho (RO): 442 701
  5. Santarém (PA): 345,363
  6. Rio Branco (AC): 342,298
  7. Boa Vista (RR): 290,741
  8. Marabá (PA): 238,708
  9. Palmas (TO): 235,715
  10. Castanhal (PA): 176,116
Northeast Brazil

The Northeast Region of Brazil (Portuguese: Região Nordeste do Brasil) is composed of the following states: Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and Bahia, and it represents 18.26% of the Brazilian territory.

The Northeast Region has a population of 53.6 million people, which represents 28% of the total number in the whole country. Most of the population lives in urban areas and about 15 million people live in the sertão. It is famous in Brazil for its hot weather, beautiful beaches, rich culture (unique folklore, music, cuisine, literature), Carnival and St. John's festivities, the sertão and being the birthplace of the country.

The biggest cities are Salvador, Fortaleza and Recife, which are the regional metropolitan areas of the Northeast, all with a population above a million inhabitants and metropolitan areas above 3.5 million.

Salvador International Airport, Recife International Airport and Fortaleza International Airport connects the Northeast region with major Brazilian cities, operates international flights to the U.S. and Europe and some international chartered flights. The Nordeste, according to Infraero, has the second largest number of passengers (roughly 20%) in Brazil.
The Northeast is home to several universities, museums, theaters, churches, and historical landmarks of colonial Brazil.

Population: 53,081,510 inhabitants

Area: 1,558,196 km²

Lagest Metro Areas:

  1. Recife (PE): 3,688,428
  2. Fortaleza (CE): 3,610,379
  3. Salvador (BA): 3,574,804
  4. Natal (RN): 1,350,840
  5. São Luís (MA): 1,327,881
  6. João Pessoa (PB): 1,198,675
  7. Maceió (AL): 1,156,278
  8. Aracaju (SE): 835,654
  9. Campina Grande (PB): 687,135
  10. Juazeiro do Norte/Crato (CE): 564,557


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