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Roraima

Roraima
Administration
Full nameState of Roraima
Native name langpt
Settlement typeState
CountryBrazil
Government
Capital and Largest CityBoa Vista
GovernorJosé de Anchieta Júnior
Geography
Total Area86579.4 sq mi (224298.98 km2)
Area rank14th
Demography
Total Population451227 (27th) (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (27th) (0/sq mi)
DemonymRoraimense
GDP
Year2006 estimate
TotalR$ 3,660,000,000 (27th)
Per capitaR$ 9,075 (13th)
Year2005
Category0.750 - medium (18th)
Other information
Time zoneBRT-1 (UTC-4)
- Summer (DST)BRST-1 (UTC-3)
Postal Code69300-000 to 69399-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-RR

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Roraima (Tupi: Green Plateau, -ptʁoˈɾajmɐ) is the northernmost and least populated state of Brazil, located in the Amazon region. It borders the states of Amazonas and Pará, as well as the nations of Venezuela and Guyana. The population is 400,000 (2006) and the capital is Boa Vista. Roraima is the Brazilian state with the fewest municipalities, 15 in total.


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