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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
Minas Gerais Minas Gerais2.19,595,309Belo Horizonte Belo Horizonte2,373,224
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro3.15,993,583Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro6,023,699
Bahia Bahia4.14,175,341Salvador Salvador2,711,840
Rio Grande do Sul Rio Grande do Sul5.10,695,532Porto Alegre Porto Alegre1,372,741
Parana Paraná6.10,439,601Curitiba Curitiba1,718,421
Pernambuco Pernambuco7.8,796,032Recife Recife1,478,098
Ceara Ceará8.8,448,055Fortaleza Fortaleza2,400,000
Para Pará9.7,588,078Belem Belém1,407,737
Maranhao Maranhão10.6,569,683Sao Luis São Luís917,237
Santa Catarina Santa Catarina11.6,249,682Florianopolis Florianópolis412,724
Goias Goiás12.6,004,045Goiania Goiânia1,171,195
Paraiba Paraíba13.3,766,834Joao Pessoa João Pessoa650,883
Espirito Santo Espírito Santo14.3,512,672Vitoria Vitória312,656
Amazonas Amazonas15.3,480,937Manaus Manaus1,598,210
Rio Grande do Norte Rio Grande do Norte16.3,168,133Natal Natal763,043
Alagoas Alagoas17.3,120,922Maceio Maceió954,991
Piaui Piauí18.3,119,015Teresina Teresina744,512
Mato Grosso Mato Grosso19.3,033,991Cuiaba Cuiabá521,934
Federal District Federal District20.2,648,532Brasilia Brasília2,207,718
Mato Grosso do Sul Mato Grosso do Sul21.2,505,088Campo Grande Campo Grande729,151
Sergipe Sergipe22.2,068,031Aracaju Aracaju490,175
Rondonia Rondônia23.1,560,501Porto Velho Porto Velho306,180
Tocantins Tocantins24.1,383,453Palmas Palmas196,272
Acre Acre25.732,793Rio Branco Rio Branco257,642
Amapa Amapá26.668,689Macapa Macapá338,936
Roraima Roraima27.451,227Boa Vista Boa Vista235,150