Maranhão

Maranhão is a state in . Located in the country's , it has a population of about 7 million and an area of 332,000 km2. Going clockwise from the north, it borders on the Atlantic Ocean and the states of , Tocantins and .
Photo: Julius Dadalti, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Popular Destinations

is the capital of the state of Maranhão. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in Maranhão. Second largest of its state, with some 250.000 inhabitants, it provides a peek into a quite distant Brazil. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

National Park is a national park located in Maranhão state in northeastern , just east of the . Photo: Vitor 1234, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Maranhão, . Mostly visited on day trips from to get an even more colonial feeling. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Destinations

is a region of the state of Maranhão, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of the state of Maranhão, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of the state of Maranhão, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of the state of Maranhão, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of the state of Maranhão, in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Maranhão

Latitude of center
-5.2086° or 5° 12' 30.8" south
Longitude of center
-45.393° or 45° 23' 34.9" west
Population
6,570,000
Abbreviation
MA
Elevation
134 metres (440 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 541426952
Geo­Names ID
3395443
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Maranhão
  • Afrikaans: Maranhao
  • Afrikaans: Maranhão
  • Arabic: Maranhão
  • Arabic: مارانهاو
  • Armenian: Մարանյան
  • Asturian; Bable: Maranhão
  • Aymara: Maranhão Istadu
  • Azerbaijani: Maranyan
  • Basque: Maranhao
  • Basque: Maranhão
  • Belarusian: Мараньнян
  • Belarusian: Мараньян
  • Belarusian: Штат Мараньян
  • Belarusian: штат Мараньян
  • Bengali: মহানহো
  • Bishnupriya: মারানহো
  • Bosnian: Maranhão
  • Breton: Maranhão
  • Bulgarian: Мараняо
  • Bulgarian: Мараняу
  • Catalan: Estat de Maranhão
  • Catalan: Maranhão
  • Cebuano: Maranhão (estado)
  • Cebuano: Maranhão
  • Chinese: Maranhão
  • Chinese: 馬拉尼昂州
  • Chinese: 馬臘尼昂州
  • Chinese: 马拉尼昂州
  • Cornish: Maranhão
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Maranyan
  • Croatian: Maranhão
  • Czech: Maranhao
  • Czech: Maranhão
  • Danish: Maranhão
  • Dutch: Maranhão
  • Emiliano-Romagnolo: Maranhão
  • English: Maranhao
  • Esperanto: Maranhão
  • Esperanto: Maranjano
  • Esperanto: Maranjo
  • Estonian: Maranhao osariik
  • Estonian: Maranhão
  • Estonian: Maranhão osariik
  • Finnish: Maranhao
  • Finnish: Maranhão
  • French: Maragnan
  • French: Maranhao
  • French: Maranhão
  • Gallegan: Estado de Maranhão
  • Gallegan: Maranhão
  • Gallegan: Marañón
  • Georgian: მარანიანი
  • German: Estado do Maranhão
  • German: Maranhão
  • Greek: Μαρανιάο
  • Guarani: Maranhão
  • Guarani: Mbarãñana
  • Gujarati: મારાનહાઓ
  • Hebrew: מרניאו
  • Hindi: मरान्हाओ
  • Hungarian: Maranhão
  • Ido: Maranhão
  • Indonesian: Maranhao
  • Indonesian: Maranhão
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Maranhão
  • Irish: Maranhão
  • Italian: Maranhao
  • Italian: Maranhão
  • Japanese: マラニャン
  • Japanese: マラニャン州
  • Japanese: マラニョン
  • Japanese: マラニョン州
  • Kannada: ಮಾರನ್ಹಾವೊ
  • Kazakh: Мараньян
  • Korean: 마라냥 주
  • Korean: 마라냥주
  • Ladino: Maranhão
  • Latin: Maragnanensis
  • Latin: Maragnanum
  • Latvian: Maranjana
  • Latvian: Maraņauna
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Maranhão
  • Lithuanian: Maranjanas
  • Macedonian: Марањао
  • Malagasy: Maranhão
  • Malay (generic): Maranhão
  • Marathi: मरानहाओ
  • Marathi: मरान्याव
  • Min Nan Chinese: Maranhão
  • Northern Luri: مارانیائو
  • Norwegian: Maranhão
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Maranhao
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Maranhão
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Maranhão
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Maranhão
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Мараньян
  • Persian: مارانیائو
  • Piemontese: Maranhão
  • Polish: Maranhao
  • Polish: Maranhão
  • Portuguese: Estado do Maranhão
  • Portuguese: MA
  • Portuguese: Maranhao
  • Portuguese: Maranhão
  • Quechua: Maranhão suyu
  • Romanian: Maranhao
  • Romanian: Maranhão
  • Russian: Мараньян
  • Scots: Maranhao
  • Scots: Maranhão
  • Serbian: Марањао
  • Serbo-Croatian: Maranhao
  • Serbo-Croatian: Maranhão
  • Serbo-Croatian: Maranjao
  • Sinhalese: මරන්හාඕ
  • Slovak: Maranhão
  • Spanish: Estado de Maranhao
  • Spanish: Estado de Maranhão
  • Spanish: Estado del Marañón
  • Spanish: Maranhao
  • Spanish: Maranhão
  • Swahili (generic): Maranhão
  • Swedish: Maranhao
  • Swedish: Maranhão
  • Tajik: Маранян
  • Tamil: மாரஞ்ஞோ
  • Tatar: Мараньян
  • Telugu: మరాన్హో
  • Tetum: Maranhão
  • Thai: Maranhão
  • Thai: รัฐมารันเยา
  • Turkish: Maranhao
  • Turkish: Maranhão
  • Ukrainian: Мараньян
  • Urdu: مارانہاؤ
  • Uzbek: Maranyan
  • Venetian: Maranhao
  • Venetian: Maranhão
  • Vietnamese: Maranhão
  • Volapük: Maranhão
  • Waray (Philippines): Maranhao
  • Waray (Philippines): Maranhão
  • Welsh: Maranhão
  • Western Panjabi: مارانہاؤ
  • Wu Chinese: 马拉尼昂州
  • Yoruba: Maranhão
  • Yue Chinese: 馬拉尼昂州
  • Maranham

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Maranhão. See this page's contributions. Photo: Glauco Umbelino, CC BY 2.0.