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Location of North Region in Brazil
|• Region||3,853,676.9 km2 (1,487,913.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||4.59503572/km2 (11.9010879/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||5th|
|• Total||R$308 billion (5th)|
|• Per capita||R$17,879 (4th)|
|• Category||0.718 – high (4th)|
|• Life expectancy||71 years (4th)|
|• Infant mortality||25.8 per 1,000 (2nd)|
|• Literacy||88.7% (4th)|
|Time zone||UTC-04 (BRT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-03 (BRST)|
The North Region of Brazil is one of the five political subdivisions of Brazil. This region is formed of seven states: Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins. It the last region to be given importance by the Brazilian government, when it was already independent from Portugal.
The North Region corresponds to 45.27% of the national territory, the most big of all Brazilian regions. But this is the region with less population: with only 2,92 inhabitants per km2.
The most important cities of the North Region are:
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