Rondônia

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State of Rondônia
State

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Location o State o Rondônia in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°43′S 63°53′W / 8.717°S 63.883°W / -8.717; -63.883
Kintra Banner o Brazil Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest Ceety Porto Velho
Government
 • Governor Confúcio Moura
 • Vice Govrenor Airton Gurgacz
Area
 • Total 237,576.16 km2 (91,728.67 sq mi)
Area rank 13t
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 1,560,501
 • Rank 23rd
 • Density 6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
 • Density rank 19t
Demonym Rondoniano or Rondoniense
GDP
 • Year 2006 estimate
 • Total R$ 13,110,000,000 (22nt)
 • Per caipita R$ 8,391 (15t)
HDI
 • Year 2005
 • Category 0.776 – medium (14t)
Time zone BRT-1 (UTC-4)
Postal Code 76800-000 tae 76999-000
ISO 3166 code BR-RO
Website rondonia.ro.gov.br

Rondônia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁõˈdõniɐ][1]) is a state in Brazil, locatit in the north-wastren pairt o the kintra. Tae the wast is a short border wi the state o Acre, tae the north is the state o Amazonas, in the east is Mato Grosso, an in the sooth is Bolivie. Its caipital is Porto Velho. The state wis namti efter Candido Rondon. A boat ride on the Rio Madeira whare one can appreciate the forest o 100-year auld trees an such fauna as exotic birds is ane o the best attractions o the state. Twa-thirds o its aurie is covered bi the Amazon Rainforest. Ither attractions are the Chapada dos Parecis an the Serra do Pacaás, a national park, and the capital, Porto Velho, which is simple an wi few biggins.

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  1. In Brazilian Portuguese. The European Portuguese pronunciation is [ʁõˈdoniɐ].