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Aceguá is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Adhemar Pereira de Barros (22 April 1901 – 12 March 1969) was the mayor of São Paulo (1957–1961), and twice elected Governor of São Paulo (1947–1951 & 1963–1966).
Aguiarnópolis is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Tocantins.
Altamira is one of one hundred and forty-four municipalities in the state of Pará, in northern Brazil.
The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; Forêt amazonienne; Amazoneregenwoud), also known in English as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon biome that covers most of the Amazon basin of South America.
Amazonas is a state of Brazil, located in the North Region in the northwestern corner of the country.
Aracaju is the capital of the State of Sergipe, Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country on the coast, about 350 km (217 mi) north of Salvador.
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Araguatins is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Tocantins.
Arcoverde (Green Arch) is a municipality in Pernambuco, Brazil.
Atibaia (or Estância de Atibaia) is a Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
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'Barra Mansa is a Brazilian municipality located in the south of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Belém (Portuguese for Bethlehem), is a Brazilian city, the capital and largest city of the state of Pará in the country's north.
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The Belém-Brasília Highway (in Portuguese: Rodovia Belém-Brasília) is a set of portions of six federal highways of Brazil, of which each portion contributes to the function of connecting the Atlantic port city of Belém in the northern state of Pará and the brazilian Federal District Brasília in the southern interior.
Belo Horizonte ("Beautiful Horizon") is the sixth-largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth-largest in South America and the eighteenth-largest in the Americas.
Belo Jardim (Beautiful Garden) a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco.
Boa Vista (Good View) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima.
BR-060 is a federal highway of Brazil.
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For the diesel multiple unit that operated in the United Kingdom, see British Rail Class 101. For the electric locomotive currently operating in Germany, see DB Class 101.
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BR-153 is a major federal highway of Brazil, officially named the Transbrasiliana Highway.
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BR-226 is a Brazilian federal highway that connects the cities of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, and Wanderlândia, Tocantins.
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Brasília is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
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Campinas (Plains or Meadows) is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country's Southeast Region.
Canoas, which earned city status in 1939, is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.
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Caracaraí is a municipality located in the state of Roraima in Brazil.
Careiro da Várzea is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
Caruaru is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco.
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Cascavel is a municipality located in the western region of the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Coronel Fabriciano is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast region of Brazil. It is located in the mesoregion of the Vale do Rio Doce and microregion of Ipatinga and is situated 200 km from the capital. The municipal population was estimated in 2016 by IBGE in 109,857 inhabitants, thus the 28th most populous in the Minas Gerais state. The area is 221.252 km² (13.1549 km² of urban area). The municipality was emancipated from Antônio Dias in 1948 and its name is a tribute to Lieutenant colonel Fabriciano Felisberto Carvalho de Brito.Revista Caminhos Gerais, number 18, page 7 The town was situated in the Vale do Aço (Steel Valley) metropolitan area, between the largest steel industries of Minas Gerais state; Usiminas, in Ipatinga, and the Aperam South America, in Timóteo. These industries were situated in Fabriciano at they time they were constructed, and were essential to the development of the city. However, these facilities are located within the area of Ipatinga and Timóteo respectively, which were emancipated from Coronel Fabricano, and incorporated proper in 1964. Coronel Fabriciano is located in the Serra dos Cocais, home of many natural attractions of the city like the "Pedra Dois Irmãos" (Two Brothers stone), the "Pedra do Caladão" (Caladão stone), the "Cachoeira do Escorregador" (slide waterfalls), the "Trilhas da Mamucha" (Mamucha trails), and other waterfalls and trails. Outdoor sports are popular such as hiking, trekking, mountain biking, parachute jumping, and 4x4 offroading. The city also features historical monuments like the "Catedral de São Sebastião" (Saint Sebastian Cathedral), the "Colégio Angélica" (Angélica College) and the "Monumento Terra Mãe" (motherland monument). The Human Development Index (HDI) is 0.755, classified as high by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Criciúma is a city in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina.
Curitiba (Tupi: "Pine Nut Land") is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná.
Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.
Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
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Estrada Real (Royal Road) is a set of colonial-era roads in Brazil.
Estreito is a municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil.
The Federal District (Distrito Federal) is one of 27 federative units of Brazil.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
Feira de Santana (Portuguese for "Saint Anne's Fair") is a city in Bahia, Brazil.
Florianópolis is the capital and second largest city of the state of Santa Catarina, in the South region of Brazil.
Fortaleza (locally, Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil.
Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu River Mouth) is the Brazilian city on the border of Iguaçu Falls.
The Friendship Bridge (Puente de la Amistad, Ponte da Amizade) is an arch bridge connecting the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguaçu and the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este.
Goiás is a state of Brazil, located in the Center-West region of the country. The name Goiás (formerly, Goyaz) comes from the name of an indigenous community. The original word seems to have been guaiá, a compound of gua e iá, meaning "the same person" or "people of the same origin." It borders the Federal District and the states of (from north clockwise) Tocantins, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso. The most populous state of its region, Goiás is characterized by a landscape of chapadões (plateaus). In the height of the drought season, from June to September, the lack of rain makes the level of the Araguaia River go down and exposes almost of beaches, making it the main attraction of the State. At the Emas National Park in the municipality of Mineiros, it is possible to observe the typical fauna and flora from the region. At the Chapada dos Veadeiros the attractions are the canyons, valleys, rapids and waterfalls. Other attractions are the historical city of Goiás (or Old Goiás), from Goiânia, established in the beginning of 18th Century, and Caldas Novas, with its hot water wells attracting more than one million tourists per year. In Brazil's geoeconomic division, Goiás belongs to the Centro-Sul (Center-South), being the northernmost state of the southern portion of Brazil.
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Governador Valadares is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais.
Gravatá is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil, located about from the state's capital Recife (the distance by road is). The population of Gravatá in 2009 was 75.229 inhabitants, according with IBGE.
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Guarapari is a coastal town of Espírito Santo, Brazil, a popular tourist destination.
Guarapuava (population: 180,364) is a city in the mid south of Paraná state in Brazil.
A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land.
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The highway system of São Paulo is the largest statewide road transportation system in Brazil, with 34,650 km.
Humaitá is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
Ilhéus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, 211 km south of Salvador, the state's capital.
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Ipatinga (postal code 35160-000) is a municipality located in eastern Minas Gerais state, Brazil.
Itabuna is a municipality in Bahia, Brazil.
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Itaituba is a city and municipality located in the state of Pará, Brazil, and one of the most important socioeconomic centers in the western region of the State.
Jaboatão dos Guararapes is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
João Monlevade is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais.
João Pessoa is the capital of the state of Paraíba in Brazil.
Joinville is the largest city in Santa Catarina State, in the Southern Region of Brazil.
Juiz de Fora (Outsider Judge), also known as J.F., is a city in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, approximately from the state border with Rio de Janeiro.
Jundiaí is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil, located north of São Paulo.
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Jundiá is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Alagoas.
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Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (September 12, 1902 – August 22, 1976), known also by his initials JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who served as the 21st President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961.
Lages, formerly Lajens, is a Brazilian municipality located in the central part of the state of Santa Catarina, in the region known in Portuguese as "Planalto Serrano".
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Lábrea is the southernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
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A limited-access road, known by various terms worldwide, including limited-access highway, dual-carriageway, expressway, and partial controlled access highway, is a highway or arterial road for high-speed traffic which has many or most characteristics of a controlled-access highway (freeway or motorway), including limited or no access to adjacent property, some degree of separation of opposing traffic flow, use of grade separated interchanges to some extent, prohibition of some modes of transport such as bicycles or horses, and very few or no intersecting cross-streets.
Linhares is the name of a municipality in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, north of the state capital, Vitória.
Maceió is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state of Alagoas, Brazil.
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Mairiporã is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo state.
Manaus or Manaós before 1939 or (formerly) Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil.
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Manuel Luís Osório, Marquis of Erval (May 10, 1808 – October 4, 1879) was a Brazilian military officer, monarchist and politician.
Marabá is a municipality in the state of Pará, Brazil.
Maranhão is a northeastern state of Brazil.
Medianeira is a city in Paraná, Brazil.
Michel Braudeau (born 1946 in Niort) is a French writer.
Minas Gerais is a state in the north of Southeastern Brazil.
Mucajaí is a municipality located in the midwest of the state of Roraima in Brazil.
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Natal ("Christmas") is the capital and largest city of the state Rio Grande do Norte, located in northeastern Brazil.
Niterói is a municipality of the state of Rio de Janeiro in the southeast region of Brazil.
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The North Region of Brazil (Região Norte do Brasil) is the largest Region of Brazil, corresponding to 45.27% of the national territory.
The Northeast Region of Brazil (Região Nordeste do Brasil) is one of the five official and political regions of the country according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.
Olinda, is an historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, in Greater Recife (capital of Pernambuco State). It has a population of 389,494 people, covers, and has a population of 9 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is noted as one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil. Olinda features a number of major tourist attractions, such as a historic downtown area (World Heritage Site), churches, and the Carnival of Olinda, a popular street party, very similar to traditional Portuguese carnivals, with the addition of African influenced dances. Unlike in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, in Olinda, admission to Carnival is free. All the festivities are celebrated on the streets, and there are no bleachers or roping. There are hundreds of small musical groups (sometimes featuring a single performer) in many genres.
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Oliveira is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais.
Ouro Preto (Black Gold) is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, a former colonial mining town located in the Serra do Espinhaço mountains and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its outstanding Baroque architecture.
Paraguay (Paraguái), officially the Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay; Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.
Paranaguá (Great Round Sea, in Tupi) is a city in the state of Paraná in Brazil.
Paraná is one of the 26 states of Brazil, in the south of the country, bordered on the north by São Paulo state, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Santa Catarina state and the province of Misiones, Argentina, and on the west by Mato Grosso do Sul and Paraguay, with the Paraná River as its western boundary line.
Pará is a state in northern Brazil traversed by the lower Amazon River.
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Parnamirim is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Pernambuco is a state of Brazil, located in the Northeast region of the country.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
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Petrópolis, also known as The Imperial City, is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil, located northeast of Rio de Janeiro.
Ponta Grossa, Paraná, Brazil is a municipality in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Porto Alegre (local; Joyful Harbor) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Porto Seguro is a city located in the far south of Bahia, Brazil.
Porto Velho (Old Port) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin, and a Catholic Metropolitan Archbishopric.
Pouso Alegre is a municipality in southern region of Minas Gerais state, Brazil with a population of 142.000 (2013) The literacy rate is 94.2%.
Recife is the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in Brazil with 3,995,949 inhabitants, the largest urban agglomeration of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco in the northeast corner of South America.
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Ribeirão Preto is a municipality and a metropolitan area located in the northeastern region of São Paulo state, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Rio Grande do Norte (lit. "Great Northern River", in reference to the mouth of the Potenji River) is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern region of the country, occupying the northeasternmost tip of the South American continent.
Rio Grande do Sul (lit. Great Southern River) is a state located in the southern region of Brazil.
President Costa e Silva Bridge, commonly known as the Rio-Niterói Bridge, is a box girder bridge crossing Guanabara Bay, in the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
Rodovia Anchieta (Anchieta Highway, official designation SP-150) is a highway connection between São Paulo and the Atlantic coast, the cities of Cubatão and Santos, in Brazil.
Rodovia Anhangüera (official designation SP-330) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Presidente Castelo Branco (SP-280) is a tollway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Bandeirantes (official designation SP-348) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Once the traffic capacity of Anhangüera Highway was exceeded in the 1960s, the state government decided to build another highway, with a much higher capacity and modern design, directly connecting São Paulo City to Jundiaí, Campinas and merging into the Anhangüera just after Campinas. Among the first six-lane highways in Brazil, it opened to traffic in 1978. It has always been a toll road, and since 1998, the highway is managed by a state contract with a private company, AutoBan. Subsequently, in 2001 it was extended to Santa Bárbara d'Oeste merging with the Washington Luis Highway, to Rio Claro, São Carlos, Araraquara and São José do Rio Preto. In 2006, it was widened to 4 lanes each way between São Paulo and Jundiaí. It is today the major thoroughfare between several mighty industrial cities around São Paulo and Campinas, and the Viracopos Airport, the second busiest cargo airport in the country. The highway is named after the bandeirantes, audacious explorers of the Brazilian hinterlands in the 16th and 17th centuries, whose treks through the rain forests become the templates for the major thoroughfares of the São Paulo highway system.
The Rodovia Fernão Dias (official designation BR-381 or SP-010 in the state of São Paulo) is a federal highway which runs in the Brazilian states of São Paulo and southern region of Minas Gerais.
The Rodovia Presidente Dutra, (BR-116 – or SP-060 in the state of São Paulo), colloquially known as Via Dutra is a federal highway which runs through the eastern part of the state of São Paulo and southwestern region of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Rodovia Régis Bittencourt (official designation in the state of São Paulo SP-230) is a section of the BR-116 that connects the cities of São Paulo and Rio Negro, passing also through Curitiba, Brazil.
Salgueiro is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil.
Salvador, also known as São Salvador, Salvador de Bahia, and Salvador da Bahia, is the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia.
Santa Catarina (Saint Catherine) is a state in the southern region of Brazil.
Santos (Saints) is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, founded in 1546 by the Portuguese nobleman Brás Cubas.
São Bernardo do Campo is a Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo.
São José dos Campos (meaning Saint Joseph of the Fields) is a major city and the seat of the municipality of the same name in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
São Paulo is one of the 26 states of the Federative Republic of Brazil and is named after Saint Paul of Tarsus.
Serra Talhada is a city in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
The South Region of Brazil (Região Sul do Brasil) is one of the five regions of Brazil.
The Southeast Region of Brazil (Região Sudeste do Brasil) is composed by the states of Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
Road speed limits are used in most countries to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which road vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road.
Teófilo Otoni is a city in northeast Minas Gerais state, Brazil.
Timóteo is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, located by the Piracicaba River.
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Tocantins is one of the states of Brazil.
Três Rios is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.
The Triângulo Mineiro is an area in the west of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Uberaba is a municipality in the west of the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.
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Uberlândia is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil.
Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.
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Varginha is a municipality in southwest Minas Gerais state, Brazil.
Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).
Vitória da Conquista is a city in Bahia, Brazil, which serves as a regional center for the smaller cities Barra do Choça, Planalto and Poções.
Vitória (Victory), spelled Victória until the 1940s, is the capital of the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.
Volta Redonda is the name of a municipality in the Rio de Janeiro state of Brazil with an area of 182.81 km², located from 350m to 707m above the sea level (22º31'23" S, 44º06'15" W) and with a population of 259,811 inhabitants (estimated in 2009).
The Waimiri Atroari Indigenous Territory (Terra Indígena Waimiri Atroari) is an indigenous territory in the states of Amazonas and Roraima, Brazil.
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