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Aceguá is a municipality in the state Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Ademar 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 a city 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 that covers most of the Amazon basin of South America.
Amazonas is a state of Brazil, located 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 (translation: Gentle Bar) is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.
Belém is a Brazilian municipality, 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 national capital Brasília in the southern interior.
Belo Horizonte (Beautiful Horizon) is the sixth largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth largest city in South America and the sixteenth largest city 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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The BR-153 is a major federal highway of Brazil, officially named as Transbrasiliana Highway, and also as Belém-Brasília Highway in the stretch located between the cities of Wanderlândia, in Tocantins, and Anápolis, in Goiás.
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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 the Latin American region.
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A budget is a quantitative expression of a plan for a defined period of time.
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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 in western Paraná state, Brazil.
Coronel Fabriciano is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the Southeast region of Brazil.
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, officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"), 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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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 (Saint Anne's Fair) is a city in Bahia, Brazil.
Florianópolis is the capital city and second largest city of the state of Santa Catarina, in the South region of Brazil.
Fortaleza (locally in the city, Ceará state or Northeast Region,, 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.
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Goiânia is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Goiás.
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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.
Guarapuava (population: 172,000) is a city in the mid south of Paraná state in Brazil.
A highway is any public road or other public way on land.
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A highway patrol is either a police unit created primarily for the purpose of overseeing and enforcing traffic safety compliance on roads and highways, or a detail within an existing local or regional police agency that is primarily concerned with such duties.
The highway system of São Paulo is the largest statewide road transportation system in Brazil, with 34,650 km.
Humaitá is a town and 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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Investment is time, energy, or matter spent in the hope of future benefits actualized within a specified date or time frame.
Ipatinga (postal code 35160-000) is a municipality located in eastern Minas Gerais state, Brazil.
Itabuna is a cidade 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 municipality 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 (External 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.
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 was 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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Limeira is a city in the eastern part of the Brazilian state of São Paulo.
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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, 135 km north of the state capital, Vitória.
Maceió, Alagoas, Brasil is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state Alagoas, Brazil.
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Mairiporã is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo state.
Manaus, or Manaós before 1939, or (formerly) Lugar de Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in northern 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) is a French writer.
Minas Gerais is one of the 26 states of 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 Rio Grande do Norte state, a 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 the third largest of five geopolitical regions of Brazil composed of nine of Brazil's twenty-six states: Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and Bahia, and the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago (formerly the federal territory of Fernando de Noronha, now part of Pernambuco state).
Olinda is a historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, just north of Recife and south of Paulista.
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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.
Palhoça is a municipality in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Palmares is a city in northeastern Brazil, in the State of Pernambuco, with 58.819 inhabitants, according with IBge 2009.
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, located 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 Misiones Province of Argentina, and on the west by Mato Grosso do Sul and the republic of 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; Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
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Petrópolis, also known as The Imperial City of Brazil, is a municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro, at a distance of 68 km from the state capital.
Ponta Grossa, Paraná, Brazil is a municipality in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
Porto Alegre (local; Joyful Harbour) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Porto Seguro is a city located in Bahia state, Brazil; the region surrounding Porto Seguro was the first to be discovered by Portuguese navigators in the current Brazilian territory.
Porto Velho (Old Port) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin.
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 fifth-largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 3,743,854 inhabitants, the largest metropolitan area of the North/Northeast Regions, the 5th-largest metropolitan influence area in Brazil, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco.
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Ribeirão Preto (Black Brook or Black Stream) is a municipality in the Northeastern region of the state of São Paulo in Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro (January River), or simply Rio, is the second-largest city in Brazil, the sixth-largest city in the Americas, and the world's thirty-fifth-largest city by population.
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 Adhemar de Barros (official designation SP-340) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, 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 Assis Chateubriand (officially designated SP-425) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Ayrton Senna da Silva (officially designated SP-070 and formerly named Rodovia dos Trabalhadores) (Workers' Highway), is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Brigadeiro Faria Lima (official designation SP-326) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Governador Carvalho Pinto (officially designated SP-070) 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 Dom Pedro I (official designation SP-065) is a highway 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.
Rodovia dos Imigrantes (official designation SP‑160) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia dos Tamoios (official designation SP-099) is a highway in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.
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.
Rodovia Floriano Rodrigues Pinheiro (official designation SP-123) is a single-lane highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
A Rodovia Luís de Queirós (official designation SP-304) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Marechal Cândido Rondon (officially designated SP-300) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
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 Professor Zeferino Vaz (official designation SP-332, also known as Rodovia Campinas-Paulínia or Tapetão) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Raposo Tavares (official designation SP-270) is the longest highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, with 654 km.
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.
Rodovia Santos Dumont (officially designated SP-075) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Rodovia Washington Luís (official designation SP-310) is a highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Salgueiro is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil.
Salvador, formerly São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos ("Holy Savior of the Bay of All Saints") and known colloquially as Bahia or Salvador da Bahia, is the largest city and the third-largest urban agglomeration on the northeast coast of Brazil; it is the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.
Santa Catarina (Saint Catherine) is a state in southern Brazil.
Santos (Saints) is a municipality in the São Paulo state of Brazil, founded in 1546 by the Portuguese nobleman Brás Cubas.
São Bernardo do Campo is a 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 (Saint Paul) is a municipality, metropolis and global city located in southeastern Brazil.
São Paulo is a state in Brazil.
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.
Téofilo 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.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private roadway for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
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 Eastern Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America.
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Varginha is a municipality in southwest Minas Gerais state, Brazil.
Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.
Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, 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 (VW) is a German car manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
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 Uaimiris-Atroari or Waimiri-Atroari are an indigenous group inhabiting the southeastern part of the Brazilian state of Roraima and northeastern Amazonas, specifically the area Waimiri-Atroari.
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