Espírito Santo

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State o Espírito Santo (Inglis/Scots: Holy Spirit)
State

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Coat of arms
Motto: Trabalha e Confia (Portuguese)
"Wirks an Trusts"
Location o State of Espírito Santo in Brazil
Kintra  Brazil
Caipital Vitória
Government
 • Govrenor Renato Casagrande
 • Vice Govrenor Givaldo Vieira
Area
 • Total 46,077.519 km2 (17,790.630 sq mi)
Area rank 23rd
Population (2010 census)[1]
 • Total 3,512,672
 • Rank 14t
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Density rank 7t
Demonym capixaba or espiritossantense
GDP
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 52,782,000,000 (11t)
 • Per capita R$ 15,236 (5t)
HDI
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.802 – high (6t)
Time zone BRT (UTC-03:00)
 • Summer (DST) BRST (UTC-02:00)
Postal Code 29000-000 to 29990-000
ISO 3166 code BR-ES
Website es.gov.br

Espírito Santo is ane o the states o sootheastren Brazil, aften referred tae bi the abbreviation "ES". Its caipital is Vitória an the lairgest ceety is Vila Velha. The name o the state means literally "holy spirit" efter the Holy Ghost o Christianity. Wi an extensive coastline (40% o the territory is on the coast), the state haes some o the kintra's main ports but the beaches are the baist tourist attractions. Vitória, the caipital, is on an island, next tae Guarapari, weel kent bi its saunds. In the extreme north is the Itaúnas pairt o the municipality o Conceição da Barra, whose saund dunes an forró are famous. An aa on the coast, the typical gastronomy is anither attraction wi the moquecas capixabas an mony fruits frae the ocean an seafuid. In the kintra o the state are mony natural beauties, such as the pairks o Pedra Azul an Alto Caparaó, an the Italian an German colonies.

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