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?
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.
|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.
|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|
|PE – Pernambuco||Capital: Recife|
|AL – Alagoas||Capital: Maceió|
|SE – Sergipe||Capital: Aracaju|
|BA – Bahia||Capital: Salvador|
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.
|MT – Mato Grosso||Capital: Cuiabá|
|MS – Mato Grosso do Sul||Capital: Campo Grande|
|GO – Goiás||Capital: Goiânia|
|Brasília||DF – Distrito Federal|
|PR – Paraná||Capital: Curitiba|
|SC – Santa Catarina||Capital: Florianópolis|
|RS – Rio 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.
|MG – Minas Gerais||Capital: Belo Horizonte|
|ES – Espírito Santo||Capital: Vitória|
|SP – São 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?