State of Rondônia
|Largest city||Porto Velho|
|Demonym||Rondoniano or Rondoniense|
|-||Vice Governor||João Cahulla|
|-||Total||237.576,16 km² (13th)|
|-||2006 estimate||1,562,417 (23th)|
|-||Density||6. Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a People or the inhabitants of a place For the government of parliamentary systems see Executive (government. A governor is a governing official usually the executive (at least nominally to different degrees also politically and administratively of a non-sovereign level of government Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here Surface areas between 100000 km² and 1000000 km² There are 27 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 6/km² (19th)|
|-||Total||R$ 12,902,000,000 (22th)|
|-||Per capita||R$ 8,408 (13th)|
|HDI (2000)||0. There are 27 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. This article lists Brazilian states by Gross Domestic Product. Per capita is a Latin phrase meaning for each head with Per meaning 'through' or 'by' This article lists Brazilian states by Gross Domestic Product. The Human Development Index ( HDI) is an index combining normalized measures of Life expectancy, Literacy, Educational attainment, and GDP 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. 735 (medium) (14th)|
|Time zone||BRT (UTC-4)|
|-||Summer (DST)||BRST (UTC-2)|
Rondônia (pronounced [xõˈdõnia]) is a state in Brazil, located in the north-western part of the country. This is a list of Brazilian states by Human Development Index as included in the 2008 United Nations Development Program 's Report compiled on the basis of 2005 data and published ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO ISO 3166-2BR is an ISO standard which defines Geocodes it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to Brazil. Brazil has three Time zones It also observes summer time; however not only do the starting and ending dates often change from year to year it is also not followed UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during Summer is one of the four Temperate Seasons Summer marks the warmest time of year with the longest days Daylight saving time ( DST Brazil has three Time zones It also observes summer time; however not only do the starting and ending dates often change from year to year it is also not followed UTC−2 is used as offset for Argentina (DST only except for San Luis Province) Brazil: Ocean Islands - The Federative Republic of Brazil is a union of twenty-six estados ("states" singular estado) and formed by the states and one district the Distrito |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld To the west is a short border with the state of Acre, to the north is the state of Amazonas, in the east is Mato Grosso, and in the south is Bolivia. For other meanings of the word Acre, see also Acre (disambiguation Acre (ˈakɾi is a state of Brazil, located Amazonas (amaˈzonas is a state of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country Mato Grosso ('matu 'gɾosu is one of the states of Brazil, the third largest in area, located in the western part of the country The Republic of Bolivia (República de Bolivia) named after Simón Bolívar, is a Landlocked country in central South America. Its capital is Porto Velho. Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin The state was named after Candido Rondon. Cândido Mariano de Silva Rondon, or Marechal Rondon ( May 5, 1865 - January 19, 1958) was a Brazilian military officer who is A boat ride on the Rio Madeira to appreciate the forest of centennial trees and the fauna of exotic birds is one of the best attractions of the State. A forest is an area with a high density of Trees There are many definitions of a forest based on various criteria Fauna is all of the Animal life of any particular region or time Birds ( class Aves) are bipedal endothermic ( Warm-blooded) Vertebrate animals that lay eggs. Two thirds of its area is covered by the Amazon Rainforest. The Amazon Rainforest (Brazilian Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica or Amazonía Other attractions are the Chapada dos Parecis and the Serra do Pacaás, a national park, and the capital, Pôrto Velho, plain and with few buildings. Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin In Architecture, Construction, Engineering and real estate development the word building may refer to one of the following Any man-made
The state has a territory covered mostly by jungle of the Amazon Rainforest, but about three-fifths of the state has been deforested since intensive settlement and logging began in the 1970s, escalating even to this day. The Amazon Rainforest (Brazilian Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica or Amazonía A majority of its citizens now live in urban areas. It is a main exporter of wood, as well as a significant producer of both coffee and cocoa, it is also an important cattle breeder. Wood is hard fibrous lignified structural tissue produced as secondary Xylem in the stems of Woody plants notably trees but also shrubs CoFFEE is an Open source Software for computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL in a digital classroom Cocoa is the dried and fully fermented fatty seed of the cacao tree from which Chocolate is made Cattle, colloquially referred to as cows, are domesticated Ungulates a member of the Subfamily Bovinae of the family
An equatorial climate is a type of tropical climate in which there is no dry season – all months have mean precipitation values of at least 60mm. An equatorial climate is a type of Tropical climate in which there is no Dry season – all months have mean Precipitation values of at least 60 mm A tropical climate is a kind of Climate typical in the Tropics. The dry season is a term commonly used when describing the weather in the Tropics. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International It is usually found at latitudes within five degrees of the equator – which are dominated by the Intertropical Convergence Zone. Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter phi ( Φ) gives the location of a place on Earth (or other planetary body north or south of the The equator (sometimes referred to colloquially as "the Line") is the intersection of the Earth 's surface with the plane perpendicular to the The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ, also known as the Intertropical Front, Monsoon trough, Doldrums or the Equatorial The equatorial climate is denoted Af in the Köppen climate classification. The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems It was developed by Wladimir Köppen, a German climatologist Tropical rainforest is the natural vegetation in equatorial regions. Tropical rainforests are generally found near the Equator. They are common in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Central
About 70% of Rondônia are covered by the Amazon forest; the top of the "chapadas" is covered by savannahs (or cerrados, in Portuguese). Because of the fast growth of the population and economy, the forest zone of Rondônia is one of the most affected by human presence. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests and comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Rainforests are Forests characterized by high Rainfall with definitions setting minimum normal annual rainfall between 1750–2000 mm (68-78 inches Tropical rainforests are generally found near the Equator. They are common in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Central "The world " is a proper noun for the planet Earth envisioned from an Anthropocentric or Human Worldview, as a place Wet tropical forests are the most species-rich biome, and tropical forests in the Americas are consistently more species rich than the wet forests in Africa and Asia. A biome is a climatically and geographically defined area of ecologically similar climatic conditions such as communities of Plants Animals and The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the Continents of North America and South America  As the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the Americas, the Amazonian rainforests have unparalleled biodiversity. Biodiversity is the variation of Life forms within a given Ecosystem, Biome or for the entire Earth. More than 1/3 of all species in the world live in the Amazon Rainforest. 
According to the IBGE of 2007, there were 1,597,000 people residing in the state. The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics or IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Gehjgygmmliografia e Estatística is the agency responsible for Statistical Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The population density was 6. 6 inh. /km².
Urbanization: 66. Urbanizationn (also spelled urbanisation) is the physical growth of Urban areas into rural or natural land as a result of population in-migration to an existing 8% (2004); Population growth: 2. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Population growth is the change in Population over time and can be quantified as the change in the number of individuals in a population using "per unit time" for 2% (1991-2000); Houses: 430,747 (2005). Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. House generally refers to a Shelter or Building that is a Dwelling or place for Habitation by Human beings. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. 
The last PNAD (National Research for Sample of Domiciles) census revealed the following numbers: 934,000 Multiracial people (53. Brazil does not have a category for multiracial people but a Pardo (brown one which may include people of mixed European, African and Amerindian 8%), 590,000 White (37. According to the 2006 census White Brazilians make up 497% of Brazil's population or around 93 million people 0%), 114,000 Black (7. Afro-Brazilian, or Black Brazilian, is the term used to racially categorize Brazilian citizens who are black or Multiracial 2%), 35,000 Asian or Amerindian people (2. An Asian Brazilian is a Brazilian born person of Asian ancestry The Indigenous peoples in Brazil ( Portuguese: povos indígenas) comprise a large number of distinct Ethnic groups who inhabited the country prior to 2%). 
Vehicles: 337,089 (March/2007); Mobile phones: 730 thousand (April/2007); Telephones: 247 thousand (April/2007); Cities: 52 (2007). Vehicles, derived from the Latin word vehiculum, are non-living Means of transport. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Basic principle A traditional landline telephone system also known as "plain old telephone service" (POTS, commonly handles both signaling and audio information Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 
The service sector is the largest component of GDP at 54. 1%, followed by the industrial sector at 30. 6%. Agriculture represents 15. Agriculture refers to the production of goods through the growing of plants and fungi and the raising of domesticated Animals The study of agriculture 3% of GDP (2004). "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Rondônia exports: wood 83. Wood is hard fibrous lignified structural tissue produced as secondary Xylem in the stems of Woody plants notably trees but also shrubs 6%, coffee 8. CoFFEE is an Open source Software for computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL in a digital classroom 7%, granite 3. Granite (ˈɡrænɪt is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, Felsic, igneous rock. 2%, frozen meat 3. In modern English usage meat most often refers to Animal tissue used as food mostly Skeletal muscle and associated Fat, but it may also refer 1% (2002). See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Share of the Brazilian economy: 0. 6% (2005). Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Portuguese is the official national language, and thus the primary language taught in schools. Portuguese ( or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain and northern Portugal. But English and Spanish are part of the official high school curriculum. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States High school is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular Scotland, North America and Australia) to describe an institution
The four-day period before Lent leading up to Ash Wednesday is carnival time in Brazil. Carnival is a festival season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February and March |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Rich and poor alike forget their cares as they party in the streets.
Agricultural event in Porto Velho. Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin
Museum of Estrada de Ferro Madeira-Mamoré.
Teatro Municipal, in Joaquim Nabuco Avenue (Downtown) and Teatro Uirassu Rodrigues, in José Bonifácio street. Downtown is a term primarily used in North America to refer to a city's core usually in a geographical commercial and community sense A street is a Public thoroughfare in the built environment It is a Public parcel of land adjoining Buildings in an urban context
Porto Velho/Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport. Porto Velho Airport, located seven kilometers from the city, has as its main access Av. Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira, with two lanes. The average commute is ten minutes. Buses from downtown run to the airport every hour, and there is a fleet of taxis serving only the airport. Downtown is a term primarily used in North America to refer to a city's core usually in a geographical commercial and community sense An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land A taxicab, also taxi or cab, is a type of Public transport for a single passenger or small group of passengers typically for a non-shared ride An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land The airport is served by 98 scheduled flights weekly, most going to other large Brazilian cities. Scheduled regional routes go to the municipalities of Costa Marques (RO), Lábrea (AM), Manicoré (AM), Cacoal (RO), Jí-Paraná (RO), Vilhena (RO) and Novo Aripuanã (RO). Amazonas (amaˈzonas is a state of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country Amazonas (amaˈzonas is a state of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country The scheduled airlines flying out of Porto Velho Airport are Vasp, Varig, TAM, Tavaj Rico and Cruiser, besides air taxi firms – Especial, Eucatur, Assis Aéreo Táxi, Tropical Táxi Aéreo, Rima Taxi and Aeronorte. VRG Linhas Aéreas SA, Operating as VARIG (an acronym for V iação A érea RI o G randense is the Brazilian An air taxi is a for-hire passenger or cargo aircraft which operates on an on-demand basis There are also small aircraft owned by private individuals and public institutions (Rondônia state government). The presence of Porto Velho Air Base ensures considerable movement of military aircraft. Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin The local people refer to Porto Velho International as Belmont Airport because it is located in this district. It became an international airport in 2002. It is located 88 meters (2. 90 feet), at 084249 South latitude and 0635410 West longitude.
BR-174, BR-317, BR-319, BR-364, BR-421, BR-425, BR-429.
Cai n'Água Port is connected Porto Velho to Humaitá, Manicoré and Manaus. ||-||-|-||-||-||-||-||-||-|} A port is a facility for receiving Ships and transferring cargo Pôrto Velho is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin Manaus is a largest city in the Amazonia Brazil and capital of Amazonas State.
The Akuntsu tribe is one of the isolated tribes of Rondônia. They are one of the indigenous peoples of Brazil. The Indigenous peoples in Brazil ( Portuguese: povos indígenas) comprise a large number of distinct Ethnic groups who inhabited the country prior to They were first contacted in only 1995, when they numbered seven people. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 As of 2006 their population was down to six. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. They are located in the Igarape Omere region to the southwest of Rondônia. Terra Indigena Igarape Omere is one of the Indian reservations in Brazil which is meant for uncontacted people Another isolated tribe known as Kanoê of Omere lives near their village. The tribe consists of chief Kunibu Baba (male,age: ~ 70), Pupak(male, age: ~ 40), Ururu(female, age:~80) and three women with ages from 23-35. The seventh member of the tribe died in 1995. The only child born after that died in 2000 in a storm. With his death the only hope of the tribe avoiding extinction faded. Both tribes were severely decimated during waves of massacres by cattle ranchers and their gunmen during the 1970s and '80s. 
Djeoromitxi (Jabutí, also Jabotí, Yabuti and Iabuti), a Macro-Ge language, Gavião, nhengatu (Lingua Geral, traditionally a Lingua franca, a native Tupian-based, jesuitic language widely spoken in times past throughout Brazil but utilized only by small groups of people today), Tenharim, Amundava, Surui (or Suruí de Rondônia), etc. Macro-Jê (also spelled Macro-Gê) is a medium-sized language stock in South America centered around the Jê language family, first proposed in 1926 and The Nheengatu language often spelled Nhengatu, is also known by the Portuguese names língua geral da Amazônia and língua geral amazônica Língua Geral ( Portuguese: literally 'common' or 'general language' is the name of two distinct linguae francae spoken in Brazil A lingua franca (from Italian, literally meaning Frankish language, see etymology under Sabir and Italian below is any Language widely The Society of Jesus ( Latin: Societas Iesu, SJ and SI or SJ, SI) is a Catholic religious order Some of the extinct indigenous languages previously spoken in the state of Rondônia are the following: Tukumanféd, Karipuná (almost extinct, with around a dozen speakers left alive), Wiraféd, etc. Karipuná is a Tupi language spoken by 12-15 individuals in Rondônia, Brazil, though it is unknown how many speakers live in the forest Among the newcomers' languages spoken in the state of Rondonia, Brazil, since the late 1960's, is the Pomeranian (Germanic) language of migrants arriving from the old German settlements from the state of Espírito Santo, located just above the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Germanic languages are a group of related languages that constitute a branch of the Indo-European (IE Language family. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. For the Portuguese company see Espírito Santo Financial Group Espírito Santo (is Rio de Janeiro ("River of January" ˈhiw dʒi ʒʌˈnejɾu in Brazilian Portuguese, /ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛroʊ/ in English is the second largest city of Brazil
The flag was designed by Silvio Carvalho Feitosa and adopted with complementary Law No. 41 of December 22, 1981. Events 1790 - The Turkish fortress of Izmail is stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 The flag uses the same colors as the flag of Brazil, with the big star in the middle symbolizing the new state. The flag of Brazil has a Green field on which a large Yellow Rhombus is centered The star is displayed rising into the blue sky, stretching over Brazil (the yellow and green areas in the lower half of the flag). |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld
Rondonia is mentioned in the poem "Crying For Rondonia" by the British-born Author El Gogglehead.
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