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Regions in Brazil

Brazil is made up of 27 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Brazil. Information on all primary administrative regions in Brazil.

Please click on a region name for more information on this region.

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Primary administrative regions in Brazil

There are 27 regions in Brazil in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Brazil
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Sao Paulo São Paulo1.41,252,160Sao Paulo São Paulo10,021,295
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro2.15,993,583Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro6,023,699
Bahia Bahia3.14,175,341Salvador Salvador2,711,840
Ceara Ceará4.8,448,055Fortaleza Fortaleza2,400,000
Minas Gerais Minas Gerais5.19,595,309Belo Horizonte Belo Horizonte2,373,224
Federal District Federal District6.2,648,532Brasilia Brasília2,207,718
Parana Paraná7.10,439,601Curitiba Curitiba1,718,421
Amazonas Amazonas8.3,480,937Manaus Manaus1,598,210
Pernambuco Pernambuco9.8,796,032Recife Recife1,478,098
Para Pará10.7,588,078Belem Belém1,407,737
Rio Grande do Sul Rio Grande do Sul11.10,695,532Porto Alegre Porto Alegre1,372,741
Goias Goiás12.6,004,045Goiania Goiânia1,171,195
Alagoas Alagoas13.3,120,922Maceio Maceió954,991
Maranhao Maranhão14.6,569,683Sao Luis São Luís917,237
Rio Grande do Norte Rio Grande do Norte15.3,168,133Natal Natal763,043
Piaui Piauí16.3,119,015Teresina Teresina744,512
Mato Grosso do Sul Mato Grosso do Sul17.2,505,088Campo Grande Campo Grande729,151
Paraiba Paraíba18.3,766,834Joao Pessoa João Pessoa650,883
Mato Grosso Mato Grosso19.3,033,991Cuiaba Cuiabá521,934
Sergipe Sergipe20.2,068,031Aracaju Aracaju490,175
Santa Catarina Santa Catarina21.6,249,682Florianopolis Florianópolis412,724
Amapa Amapá22.668,689Macapa Macapá338,936
Espirito Santo Espírito Santo23.3,512,672Vitoria Vitória312,656
Rondonia Rondônia24.1,560,501Porto Velho Porto Velho306,180
Acre Acre25.732,793Rio Branco Rio Branco257,642
Roraima Roraima26.451,227Boa Vista Boa Vista235,150
Tocantins Tocantins27.1,383,453Palmas Palmas196,272