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Rondonia

Description:  Rond˘nia is located in the western part of the Amazon, between 7░ 58' and 13░ 43' South latitude and 59░ 50' and 66░ 48' West longitude. Rond˘nia is bordered by the state of Amazonas to the North, the state of Mato Grosso to the East, Bolivia to the South, and the state of Acre to the West. It covers 243,044 km2 of area, about 6.79% of Brazil's North Region, and contains 52 municipalities and 1.3 million inhabitants. (www.ibge.gov.br)

The state's climate is predominantly equatorial, with a tropical transition. It is hot and humid throughout the year, with a large yearly temperature range. The daily temperature ranges are also notable, especially during the winter. Throughout the summer, convective activity caused by greater incidence of solar radiation is high. The winter season is characterized by fluvial winds and increased rains influenced by ecosystems in the Intertropical Convergence Zone and the Bolivian Highlands. The rainiest period in the region is between  ...more

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