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Regions of Brazil

Official subdivision of Brazil into subregions / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Brazil is geopolitically divided into five regions (also called macroregions), by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, which are formed by the federative units of Brazil. Although officially recognized, the division is merely academic, considering geographic, social and economic factors, among others, and has no political effects other than orientating Federal-level government programs.[1] Under the state level, they are further divided into intermediate regions and even further into immediate regions.[2]