Brazil States and regions. Full map of Brazil an names of Brazilian states.

What’s up guys, all good?
Well, in our Dica today, we will talk about the regions in Brazil. No…it’s not a Geography class. It is still a Portuguese class. But you will learn a bit more about Brazil states, and not only Rio de Janeiro, ok?

Brazil States

Here in Brazil we have five different regions. As you can see in the map, the yellow area is the north region, and here are the states and their capital.

North Region

AC – Acre Capital: Rio Branco
AM – Amazonas Capital: Manaus
RR – Roraima Capital: Boa Vista
RO – Rondônia Capital: Porto Velho
PA – Pará Capital: Belém
AP – Amapá Capital: Macapá
TO – Tocantins Capital: Palmas

As you can see, Amazonas is the biggest state in Brazil. And remember, Amazonas is the state and Amazônia is the forest.

Northeast Region

MA – Maranhão Capital: São Luís
PI – Piauí Capital: Teresina
CE – Ceará Capital: Fortaleza
RN – Rio Grande do Norte Capital: Natal
PB – Paraíba Capital: João Pessoa
PEPernambuco Capital: Recife
AL – Alagoas Capital: Maceió
SE – Sergipe Capital: Aracaju
BA – Bahia CapitalSalvador

There are nine states in the Northeast. It’s the Brazilian region with the highest number of states even though it’s not the largest region.

Center-West Region

MT – Mato Grosso Capital: Cuiabá
MS – Mato Grosso do Sul Capital: Campo Grande
GO – Goiás Capital: Goiânia
Brasília DF Distrito Federal

South Region

PR – Paraná Capital: Curitiba
SC – Santa Catarina Capital: Florianópolis
RSRio Grande do Sul Capital: Porto Alegre

Last but not least, let’s learn about the southeast region. The region in which Rio de Janeiro is.

Southeast Region

MG – Minas Gerais Capital: Belo Horizonte
ES – Espírito Santo Capital: Vitória
SPSão Paulo Capital: São Paulo
RJ – Rio de Janeiro Capital: Rio de Janeiro


Did you know that Brazil is the 5th largest country in the world? Really big, isn’t it?
Well, that’s it guys! Thank you very much, all of you. We will keep waiting for all of you in Rio de Janeiro to come and see our school and learn Portuguese with us as you have fun, ok?

Bye Bye!

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Colors of the brazilian flag
The history of Salvador
History of Rio de Janeiro
Rio Grande do Sul
The origin of São Paulo
The Brazilian Caipira