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State of Acre
Location of the State of Acre in Brazil
|• Total||152,581 km2 (58,912 sq mi)|
|• Density||4.802649/km2 (12.43880/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||23rd|
|• Year||2006 estimate|
|• Total||R$ 4,835,000,000 (26th)|
|• Per capita||R$ 7,041 (18th)|
|• Category||0.751 – medium (17th)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (BRT-1)|
69900-000 to 69999-000
|ISO 3166 code||BR-AC|
Acre is a state in the Northern Region of Brazil. It borders other two states, Amazonas and Rondônia. It also borders two countries, Bolivia and Peru. Its capital city is Rio Branco. Other important cities are: Cruzeiro do Sul, Tarauacá, Sena Madureira, and Brasiléia.
In 1889, the Bolivians tried to control the area again and there were fights.
On November 17, 1903, Acre become a Brazilian territory. On June 15, 1962, it was unified and became a state.
|States of Brazil|
|Acre | Alagoas | Amapá | Amazonas | Bahia | Ceará | Espírito Santo | Goiás | Maranhão | Mato Grosso | Mato Grosso do Sul | Minas Gerais | Pará | Paraíba | Paraná | Pernambuco | Piauí | Rio de Janeiro | Rio Grande do Norte | Rio Grande do Sul | Rondônia | Roraima | Santa Catarina | São Paulo | Sergipe | Tocantins|
|Federal District: Brazilian Federal District|
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Agriculture in Mâncio Lima, Acre, Brazil
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