List of Brazilian states by area

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Brazilian states by area.

There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília. Below are these states listed in order of the area, from Rio De Janeiro with the greatest area, to the Federal District with the least. The second number in bold corresponds to the map. Brazil has a total area of 8,514,877 km², and is ranked 5th in the world.

Rank State Area[1] Comparable country
1  Amazonas 1,570,745.7  Russia
2  Pará 1,247,689.5  Namibia
3  Mato Grosso 903,357.9  Venezuela
4  Minas Gerais 586,528.3  France
5  Bahia 564,692.7  Kenya
6  Mato Grosso do Sul 357,125.0  Germany
7  Goiás 340,086.7  Finland
8  Maranhão 331,983.3  Vietnam
9  Rio Grande do Sul 281,748.5  Italy
10  Tocantins 277,620.9  Burkina Faso
11  Piauí 251,529.2  Ecuador
12  São Paulo 248,209.4  United Kingdom
13  Rondônia 237,576.2  Romania
14  Roraima 224,299.0  Guyana
15  Paraná 199,314.9  Kyrgyzstan
16  Acre 152,581.4    Nepal
17  Ceará 148,825.6    Nepal
18  Amapá 142,814.6  Tajikistan
19  Pernambuco 98,311.6  South Korea
20  Santa Catarina 95,346.2  Portugal
21  Paraíba 56,439.8  Croatia
22  Rio Grande do Norte 52,796.8  Bosnia and Herzegovina
23  Espírito Santo 46,077.5  Estonia
24  Rio de Janeiro 43,696.1  Denmark
25  Alagoas 27,767.7  Haiti
26  Sergipe 21,910.3  Israel
27  Distrito Federal 5,801.9  Brunei

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística: "Área Territorial Oficial", http://www.ibge.gov.br/home/geociencias/areaterritorial/principal.shtm

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