Central-West Region, Brazil

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The Brazilian Center-West region is composed of the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul; along with Distrito Federal (Federal District), where Brazil's national capital, Brasília, is situated.

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Motto
Ordem e Progresso   (Portuguese)
"Order and Progress"
Anthem
Hino Nacional Brasileiro
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Goiás (pron. IPA: [go.'jajs] [1]) is a state of Brazil, located in the central part of the country. Neighboring states are (from north clockwise) Tocantins, Bahia, Minas Gerais, the Federal District, Mato Grosso do
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Mato Grosso (pron. IPA: ['ma.tu 'gɾo.su]) is one of the states of Brazil, located in the western part of the country.
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Mato Grosso do Sul (pron. IPA: ['ma.tu 'gɾo.su du suw] [1]) is one of the states of Brazil. Neighbouring states are (from north clockwise) Mato Grosso, Goiás, Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Paraná.
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The Brazilian Federal District (Portuguese: Distrito Federal [1]) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil. It is surrounded by the state of Goiás,except for a short boundary with Minas Gerais.
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Brasilia

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Nickname: BSB
Location of Brasília
Coordinates:
Region Central-West
State Distrito Federal
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Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. The term Surface area is the summation of the areas of the exposed sides of an object.

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Units for measuring surface area include:
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population is the collection of people or organisms of a particular species living in a given geographic area or mortality, and migration, though the field encompasses many dimensions of population change including the family (marriage and divorce), public health, work and the
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gross domestic product, or GDP, is one of the ways for measuring the size of its economy. The GDP of a country is defined as the total market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time (usually a calendar year).
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Human Development Index (HDI) is the measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, and standard of living for countries worldwide. It is a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare.
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Climate is the average and variations of weather over long periods of time. Climate zones can be defined using parameters such as temperature and rainfall.
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Brasilia

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Nickname: BSB
Location of Brasília
Coordinates:
Region Central-West
State Distrito Federal
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Goiânia
Skyline of Goiânia

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Nickname: Gyn
Location in the state of Goiás.
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Campo Grande
Campo Grande

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Nickname: Cidade Morena
Motto: "Poder, prosperidade e altruísmo"   (Portuguese)
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Cuiabá

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Coordinates:
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Region Central-West
State Mato Grosso
Government
 - Mayor Wilson Santos PSDB
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Aparecida de Goiânia is a city and municipality in central Goiás, Brazil. It is the second largest city in the state and a bustling industrial center.

Location

Bordering on the southern limits of Goiânia, 21 kilometers from the center, Aparecida has experienced rapid
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Anápolis is the second largest city in the State of Goiás in Brazil. It lies in the center of a rich agricultural region and has become a leader in food processing and pharmaceutical plants.

Location and population

The area of the municipality is 918.3 km².
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Corumbá
River Paraguai in Corumbá

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Nickname: Capital do Pantanal (in English: Capital of Pantanal); Cidade Branca (in English: White City)
Location in Brazil
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Motto
Ordem e Progresso   (Portuguese)
"Order and Progress"
Anthem
Hino Nacional Brasileiro
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The History of Brazil begins with the arrival of the first indigenous peoples, over 8.000 years ago by crossing the Bering land bridge into Alaska coming from the North and Central America's.
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Indigenous peoples in Brazil (povos indígenas in Portuguese) comprise a large number of distinct ethnic groups who inhabited the country's present territory prior to its discovery by Europeans around 1500.
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In the History of Brazil, Colonial Brazil comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1822, when Brazil became independent from Portugal.
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The Empire of Brazil was a political entity that comprised present-day Brazil under the rule of Emperors Pedro I and his son Pedro II. Founded in 1822, it was replaced by a republic in 1889.
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Brazilian law derives from Portuguese civil law and is based on statutes and, partly and more recently, súmula vinculante. According to the judiciary structure framed in the Brazilian Constitution, judicial power is divided between the State judicial branch and the Federal
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