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Economy of the Midwest Region of Brazil
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Economy of the Midwest Region of Brazil

Initially based on gold and diamond mines, it was replaced by extensive cattle ranching on large estates. With the construction of major highways linking the Midwest with the other regions of the country and the navigability of rivers, the region began to provide products to supply industries, mainly in the southeast of the country and also for export.

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Greenhouse effect

We all know the importance of climate because it influences the functioning of the human organism, agricultural activity, navigation, commercial activities, and the distribution of the animal and plant life of the earth. Their study is helping humanity to recover many areas that until today have been underutilized, with the help of weather stations, using specific devices such as thermometers, barometers, rain gauges and anemometers.
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Learning to Explore the Environment (continued)

Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources Man has long realized that he could turn to nature to solve his hunger, cold, and protection problems. Thus, throughout history, it has developed mechanisms to better utilize the resources found in it. The techniques of planting, harvesting, extracting and transforming natural resources have been increasingly improved.
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Acre

It is located in the southwest of the northern region and is bordered by Amazonas to the north, Rondônia to the east, Bolivia to the southeast and Peru to the south and west. Its most important rivers are: - Tarauacá - Muru - Embirá - Xapuri - Juruá - Purus River - Acre River Most of Acre is formed by untouchable forest, protected mainly by the establishment of integral protection forests, indigenous reserves and extractive reserves.
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Ceara

Ceará is located in the northeast region, with the Atlantic Ocean to the north and northeast, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba to the east, Pernambuco to the south and Piauí to the west. It is a state that has great tourist potential, serving the most diverse types of tourism, such as cultural, religious, rural, adventure and ecotourism.
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Brazilian Capitals

Brazil is a country located in South America, made up of 26 states and the Federal District. Thus, the 27 capitals of Brazil are spread over the five regions of the country: north, northeast, south, southeast and midwest. Each Brazilian state and the Federal District are made up of capitals, which are usually considered to be the largest, most developed cities, with the most job offers and the most public resources.
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Greenhouse Effect (continued)

The first warning about the depletion of the ozone layer was given by NASA, from studies done between 1979 and 1986: the shield has been losing thickness and has a hole of 31 million square kilometers over Antarctica, equivalent to 15% of the area. terrestrial surface. In February 1992, NASA identifies a second hole, this time over the North Pole reaching regions near the Arctic Circle.
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Physical geography

Physical geography is the study of the natural characteristics existing on the earth's surface. That is, it addresses the characteristics of the Earth, its dynamics and natural elements, such as climate, relief, geology, topography, vegetation, hydrography, among others. In this section, we present content related to these subjects.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northeast Region (continued)

Cuisine Northeastern cuisine was developed under the influence of Portuguese, African and indigenous food. The consumption of roots, such as cassava, yam, sweet potatoes, the preparation of well-seasoned and spicy foods, such as acarajé, vatapá, shrimp bobó, fish moqueca, sururu; Corn and coconut foods such as couscous, mush and hominy are all a heritage that has been adapted in every state.
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Cultural Aspects of the Midwest Region (continued)

Cuisine The Midwest Region has a varied cuisine. Mato Grosso's cuisine has exotic dishes. Most typical dishes are fish-based (freshwater). It is common to consume as accompaniment rice, pirão and banana farofa. One of the typical dishes that is successful is piranha broth.
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Cultural Aspects of the Midwest Region

The Midwest region of Brazil, formed by the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and the Federal District, has a cultural diversity richly influenced by indigenous, Bolivian and Paraguayan cultures, besides the influence of the numerous migrants that this region received, due to the limits it makes with all other regions of Brazil: northeast, north, southeast and south, a fact that does not happen in any other region.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northeast Region

The northeast culture has its own characteristics inherited from the influence of the culture of the Portuguese colonists, blacks and Indians. It is noteworthy that culture represents a complex web, which contains the knowledge, customs, arts, beliefs, religious cults, popular literature, dances and habits of a particular group or region.
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Mineral extraction

Mineral extractivism is characterized by the exploitation of underground mineral resources such as gold, manganese, diamond, bauxite, iron ore, mineral water, petroleum, copper, cobalt, uranium, silver, among many others. Mineral extractivism is characterized by the drastic alteration of the environment where it is performed.
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Spindles in Brazil

For many years Brazil had four different spindles. However, in 2008, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva passed a law to reduce a time zone in the Northern region. In this sense, the far west of the Brazilian territory (located at -75 ° West of the Greenwich Meridian) had its time advanced by one hour, setting the same time as the -60 ° time zone.
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Geographic Accidents

Landforms are changes in land relief and can be classified into two categories: natural landforms such as lakes, rivers, mountains, valleys, mountains, etc; and artificial landforms such as houses, cities, bridges, etc. Landforms are most often used as a point of reference for demarcating borders, such as the Ural Mountains, a landforms boundary between Asia and Europe; or the obelisk in Foz do Iguaçu, an artificial geographical accident that determines the border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northeast Region (continued)

Afro-Brazilian religions Among the African cults brought by slaves and rooted in Northeastern culture, Candomblé and Umbanda stand out, with their rituals, hierarchies and ceremonies that revere their deities. Afro-Brazilian religions characteristic of the northeastern region Lavagem do Bonfim - religious celebration that takes place in Bahia - where the baianas pour scented water on the steps and in the atrium of the Church of Bonfim, "symbol of the religious syncretism of Bahia", to the sound of clapping, touch of atabaque and chants of African origin.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northeast Region (continued)

Capoeira Capoeira is a Brazilian cultural expression that mixes martial art, sport, popular culture and music. Developed in Brazil mainly by descendants of African slaves, it is characterized by agile and complex strokes and movements, using primarily kicks and creeps, in addition to halters, knee, elbow, ground or aerial acrobatics.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northern Region (continued)

Dances The traditional dances of the northern region are: chameleon, blowtorch dance, desfeitera, marambiré, lundu, marajoara, marujada, siriá dance, samba do cacete, rumbling, jacundá and stampó. Some of these dances are of indigenous origin, others of African origin. The Carimbó The Marujada - Feast in praise of St. Benedict
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Cultural Aspects of the Midwest Region (continued)

Dances and music Siriri It is a folk dance that is part of the traditional festivals and religious celebrations. It is danced by men, women and even children, to the sound of trough viola (instrument typical of the region and recognized as a national heritage), ganzá and owl. When dancing, the dancers seem to be playing indigenous jokes.
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Cultural Aspects of the Northern Region (continued)

Cuisine The traditional cuisine of the north of our country is rich in cassava and fish, a heritage of indigenous customs. The variety of fruits in the region, in turn, stands out in national as well as international cuisine. Examples are guarana, acai, cupuaçu and soursop. Acai Guarana is a genuine plant from the Amazon Brazil nut Brazil. Some typical dishes of the region: tucupi - cassava stock, maniçoba or feijoada paraense, tacacá - stock made with cassava gum.
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Mineral Extractionism (continued)

Classification of minerals The two most commonly used classifications in mineral extraction refer to the quantity and types of minerals. In the first case, minerals are usually classified as abundant (iron, manganese, etc.) and scarce (gold, silver, etc.). Obviously, this classification must be viewed with caution, since an ore that is abundant today may become scarce in a while, while an ore that is now scarce may become abundant if new deposits are discovered.
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