Maranhão

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State o Maranhão
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Location o State o Maranhão in Brazil
Location o State o Maranhão in Brazil
Coordinates: 6°11′S 45°37′W / 6.183°S 45.617°W / -6.183; -45.617
Kintra Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest CeetySão Luís
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRoseana Sarney
 • Vice GovrenorJoão Alberto
Area
 • Total331,983.293 km2 (128,179.466 sq mi)
Aurie rank8t
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Tot6,569,683
 • Rank10t
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
 • Density rank16t
Demonym(s)Maranhense
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 28,621,000,000 (16t)
 • Per caipitaR$ 4,628 (26t)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.683 – medium (26t)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Postal Code
65000-000 tae 65990-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-MA
Wabsteidma.gov.br

Maranhão (locally: [maɾɐˈɲɐ̃w][2]) is a northeastren state o Brazil. Tae the north lees the Atlantic Ocean. Maranhão is neeboured bi the (clockwise frae east) states o Piauí, Tocantins an Pará. The fowk o Maranhão hae a destinctive accent inside the common Northeastren Brazilian dialect. Maranhão is described in beuks such as The Land o the Palm Trees, bi Gonçalves Dias, an Casas de Pensão bi Aluísio Azevedo.

The dunes o Lençóis are an important aurie o environmental preservation. An aw o interest is the state caipital o São Luís, designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid. Anither important conservation aurie is the Parnaíba River delta, atween the states o Maranhão an Piauí, wi its lagoons, desert dunes an desertit beaches or islands, such as the Caju island, which shelters rare birds.

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