Place:North, Brazil

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NameNorth
Alt namesNortesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Norte regionsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeRegion
Located inBrazil
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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The North Region of Brazil is the largest Region of Brazil, corresponding to 45.27% of the national territory. It is the least inhabited of the country, and contributes with a minor percentage in the national GDP and population. It comprises the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins.

Its demographic density is the lowest in Brazil considering all the regions of the country, with only 3.8 inhabitants per km2. Most of the population is centered in urban areas.

Belém International Airport and Manaus International Airport connects North region with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.

The North is home to the Federal University of Amazonas and Federal University of Pará.

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