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Bahia
Estado da Bahia
State
State o Bahia

Flag

Coat of arms
Location o the State o Bahia in Brazil
Kintra  Brazil
Caipital an lairgest ceety Salvador
Government
 • Govrenor Jaques Wagner
 • Vice Govrenor Edmundo Pereira Santos
Area
 • Total 564,692 km2 (218,029 sq mi)
Area rank 5t
Population (2010 census)[1]
 • Total 14,021,432
 • Rank 4t
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
 • Density rank 12t
Demonym Baiano
GDP
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 96,559,000,000 (6th)
 • Per caipita R$ 6,922 (19t)
HDI
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.742 – medium (19t)
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-2)
Postal code 40000-000 to 48990-000
ISO 3166 code BR-BA
Website bahia.ba.gov.br

Bahia (Portuguese pronunciation: [baˈi.ɐ])[2] is ane o the 26 states o Brazil, an is locatit in the northeastren pairt o the kintra on the Atlantic coast. It is the fowert maist populous Brazilian state efter São Paulo, Minas Gerais an Rio de Janeiro, an the fift-lairgest in size. Bahia's caipital is the ceety o Salvador, or mair properly, São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, an is locatit at the junction o the Atlantic Ocean an the Bay o Aw Saunts, first seen bi European sailors in 1501. The name "bahia" is an airchaic spellin o the Portuguese wird baía, meanin "bay".

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  1. Censo 2010: população do Brasil é de 190.732.694 pessoas
  2. In Brazilian Portuguese. In European Portuguese the pronunciation is [bɐˈi.ɐ]. The H is no pronooncit, an the stress is on the i.

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