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Northeast Region, Brazil

Northeast Region, Brazil
Administration
Full nameNortheast Region
Native nameRegião Nordeste
Native name langpt
Settlement typeRegion
CountryBrazil
Government
Largest citiesSalvador, Fortaleza and Recife
Geography
Total Area601463.7 sq mi (1558196 km2)
Area rank3rd
Demography
Total Population51065275 (2nd) (2005 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (3rd) (0/sq mi)
Pop. Estimate53591197( 2009)
Urban (pop.)71.5%
GDP
Year2007 estimate
TotalR$347,797,041,000 (3rd)
Per capitaR$6,749 (5th)
Year2005/2006
Category0.720 - medium (5th)
Life expectancy69 years (5th)
Infant mortality36.9% (5th)
Literacy79.3% (5th)
Other information
Time zoneBRT (UTC-03)
- Summer (DST)BRST (UTC-02)

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The Northeast Region of Brazil ( ) 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 many Brazilian cities and also operates some internationally scheduled and 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.

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Meio Norte Nordestino (Northeast Mid North) :
City Population (2009)
Salvador 2,998,056
Fortaleza 2,505,552
Recife 1,561,659
São Luís 997,098
Maceió 936,314
Natal 806,203
Teresina 802,537
João Pessoa 702,235
Jaboatão 687,688
Feira de Santana 591,707
Aracaju 544,039

Ethnic groups :
Región European African Native American
Northern Brazil 68.80% 10.50% 18.50%
Northeast of Brazil 60.10% 29.30% 8.90%
Southeast Brazil 74.20% 17.30% 7.30%
Southern Brazil 79.50% 10.30% 9.40%

Ethnic groups :
Region European African Native American
Northern Brazil 71.10% 18.20% 10.70%
Northeast of Brazil 77.40% 13.60% 8.90%
Central-West Brazil 65.90% 18.70% 11.80%
Southeast Region Brazil 79.90% 14.10% 6.10%
Southern Brazil 87.70% 7.70% 5.20%

Ethnic groups :
Region European African Native American
Northern Brazil 60.6% 21.3% 18.1%
Northeast of Brazil 66.7% 23.3% 10.0%
Central-West Brazil 66.3% 21.7% 12.0%
Southeast Region Brazil 60.7% 32.0% 7.3%
Southern Brazil 81.5% 9.3% 9.2%

Ethnic groups :
State Symbol Area km2 Municipalities Mesoregions Microregions Population 2009 IBGE HDI 2005 GDP (R$x1000) 2007 IBGE GDP per capita2007 (R$)
Alagoas AL 27,767,661 102 3 13 3,156,108 0.677 17,793,227 5.858
Bahia BA 564,692,669 417 7 32 14,637,364 0.742 109,651,844 7.787
Ceará CE 148,825,602 184 7 33 8,547,809 0.723 50,331,383 6.149
Maranhão MA 331,983,293 217 5 21 6,367,138 0.683 31,606,026 5.165
Paraiba PB 56,439,838 223 4 23 3,769,977 0.718 22,201,750 6.097
Pernambuco PE 98,311,616 185 5 18 8,810,256 0.718 62,255,687 7.337
Piaui PI 251,529,186 223 4 15 3,145,325 0.703 14,135,870 4.662
Rio Grande do Norte RN 52,796,791 167 4 19 3,137,541 0.738 22,925,563 7.607
Sergipe SE 21,910,348 75 3 13 2,019,679 0.742 16,895,691 8.712
Northeast NE 1,558,196,000 1,793 42 187 53,591,197 0.720 347,797,041 6.749

Northeast livestock :
Animal Bahia Pernambuco Ceará Maranhão Rio G do Norte Sergipe Paraiba Alagoas Piaui Northeast Total BR Ranking & %
Goats 3187839 1595069 976880 379054 401510 17972 636457 67549 1371392 8633722 1st - 91.36%
Sheep 3096155 1256270 1998165 226216 514224 147102 409634 201273 1437219 9286258 1st - 57.19%
Cattle 11385722 2219892 2424290 6609438 1010238 1073692 1139322 1112125 1736520 28711240 4th - 14.38%
Milk x1000lit 965799 662078 416453 335744 214044 251624 170396 242740 76409 3335286 4th - 12.77%
Pigs 1904699 495957 1132673 1485351 182598 97524 143824 144652 1159355 6747013 2nd - 18.77%
Chickens +family 29110700 31916818 24063274 11447837 4817525 6230077 8412925 5714782 10017084 131731022 3rd - 11.69%
Chickens eggs ~ 75216 142518 109464 14771 28729 22577 27480 28955 16721 466432 ~ 3rd - 15.73%
Quails 318585 605371 82813 20903 51741 19235 148656 122297 30600 1400201 2nd - 18.46%
Quails eggs ~ 3788 9390 826 332 838 123 1536 1044 379 18257 ~ 2nd - 13.94%
Horses 621122 125976 141370 174320 42933 68503 49761 56962 149561 1430408 2nd - 25.53%
Donkeys 308904 100944 201079 118577 57955 11445 49528 10704 203876 1063012 1st - 91.39%
Mules 322241 54812 90367 106927 21277 17948 23678 21485 37788 687523 1st - 51.19%
Buffalos 17303 19239 1631 77503 875 380 730 1747 570 119978 3rd - 10.60%
Rabbits 31491 2383 1953
405
692
36924 3rd - 12.71%
Honey tonnes 2200 1177 3137 537 611 76 208 170 3483 11598 2nd - 33.38%

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