Espírito Santo

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State o Espírito Santo (Inglis/Scots: Holy Spirit)
Banner o State o Espírito Santo (Inglis/Scots: Holy Spirit)
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Coat o airms o State o Espírito Santo (Inglis/Scots: Holy Spirit)
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Motto(s): 
Trabalha e Confia (Portuguese)
"Wirks an Trusts"
Location o State of Espírito Santo in Brazil
Location o State of Espírito Santo in Brazil
Kintra Brazil
CaipitalVitória
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRenato Casagrande
 • Vice GovrenorGivaldo Vieira
Area
 • Total46,077.519 km2 (17,790.630 sq mi)
Aurie rank23rd
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot3,512,672
 • Rank14t
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Density rank7t
Demonym(s)capixaba or espiritossantense
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 52,782,000,000 (11t)
 • Per capitaR$ 15,236 (5t)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.802 – high (6t)
Time zoneUTC-03:00 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-02:00 (BRST)
Postal Code
29000-000 to 29990-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-ES
Wabsteides.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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