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State o Alagoas
State

Flag

Coat of arms
Location o State o Alagoas in Brazil
Kintra Banner o Brazil Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest Ceety Maceió
Government
 • Governor Teotônio Brandão Vilela Filho (PSDB)
 • Vice Govrenor José Thomaz Nonô
Area
 • Total 27,767.661 km2 (10,721.154 sq mi)
Area rank 25t
Population (2010 census)[1]
 • Total 3,120,922
 • Rank 16t
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Density rank 4t
Demonym Alagoano
GDP
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 15,753,000,000 (20th)
 • Per capita R$ 5,164 (25th)
HDI
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.677 – laich (27t)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Postal Code 57000-000 to 57990-000
ISO 3166 code BR-AL

Alagoas (Portuguese pronunciation: [alɐˈgoɐs][2]) is ane o the 27 states o Brazil an is situatit in the eastren pairt o the Northeast Region. It borders: Pernambuco (N and NW); Sergipe (S); Bahia (SW); an the Atlantic Ocean (E). It occupees an aurie o 27,767 km², being slichtly lairger than Haiti. Its caipital is the ceety o Maceió.

It is made up o 102 municipalities an its maist populous ceeties are Maceió, Arapiraca, Palmeira dos Índios, Rio Largo, Penedo, União dos Palmares, São Miguel dos Campos, Santana do Ipanema, Delmiro Gouveia, Coruripe, Marechal Deodoro, an Campo Alegre.

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