Whereas elegant Rio de Janeiro and cosmopolitan may be the best-known places in , the Northeast, or Nordeste is one of the liveliest - a land of sunny beaches, colonial towns, vibrating street parties, music and friendly people.

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is one of the 26 states of Brazil and is located in the northeastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast. Photo: Glauco Umbelino, CC BY 2.0.

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

is a state in Northeast . Traditionally one of the poorest in the country, certain regions have developed almost beyond recognition over the last 20 years, mostly from tourism and light manufacturing. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in . Located in the country's Northeast Region, it has a population of about 7 million and an area of 332,000 km2. Photo: Glauco Umbelino, CC BY 2.0.


is one of the states of , located in the northeastern region of the country, occupying the northeasternmost tip of the South American continent. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in Northeast . It has the shortest coastline of any northeastern state. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the 27 states of and is situated in the eastern part of the Northeast Region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state of . It is located in the Brazilian Northeast, and it is bordered by to the north, to the west, to the south and the to the east. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, officially State of , is a state of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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