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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
Acre Acre1.732,793Rio Branco Rio Branco257,642
Alagoas Alagoas2.3,120,922Maceio Maceió954,991
Amapa Amapá3.668,689Macapa Macapá338,936
Amazonas Amazonas4.3,480,937Manaus Manaus1,598,210
Bahia Bahia5.14,175,341Salvador Salvador2,711,840
Ceara Ceará6.8,448,055Fortaleza Fortaleza2,400,000
Espirito Santo Espírito Santo7.3,512,672Vitoria Vitória312,656
Federal District Federal District8.2,648,532Brasilia Brasília2,207,718
Goias Goiás9.6,004,045Goiania Goiânia1,171,195
Maranhao Maranhão10.6,569,683Sao Luis São Luís917,237
Mato Grosso Mato Grosso11.3,033,991Cuiaba Cuiabá521,934
Mato Grosso do Sul Mato Grosso do Sul12.2,505,088Campo Grande Campo Grande729,151
Minas Gerais Minas Gerais13.19,595,309Belo Horizonte Belo Horizonte2,373,224
Para Pará14.7,588,078Belem Belém1,407,737
Paraiba Paraíba15.3,766,834Joao Pessoa João Pessoa650,883
Parana Paraná16.10,439,601Curitiba Curitiba1,718,421
Pernambuco Pernambuco17.8,796,032Recife Recife1,478,098
Piaui Piauí18.3,119,015Teresina Teresina744,512
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro19.15,993,583Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro6,023,699
Rio Grande do Norte Rio Grande do Norte20.3,168,133Natal Natal763,043
Rio Grande do Sul Rio Grande do Sul21.10,695,532Porto Alegre Porto Alegre1,372,741
Rondonia Rondônia22.1,560,501Porto Velho Porto Velho306,180
Roraima Roraima23.451,227Boa Vista Boa Vista235,150
Santa Catarina Santa Catarina24.6,249,682Florianopolis Florianópolis412,724
Sao Paulo São Paulo25.41,252,160Sao Paulo São Paulo10,021,295
Sergipe Sergipe26.2,068,031Aracaju Aracaju490,175
Tocantins Tocantins27.1,383,453Palmas Palmas196,272