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Southeast Region, Brazil

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The Southeast Region of Brazil (Portuguese: Região Sudeste do Brasil; Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁeʒiˈɐ̃w suˈdɛstʃi du bɾaˈziw]) is composed of the states of Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. It is the richest region of the country, responsible for approximately 60% of the Brazilian GDP, as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais are the three richest states of Brazil, the top three Brazilian states in terms of GDP. The Southeast of Brazil also has the highest GDP per capita among all Brazilian regions.

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Southeast Region
Região Sudeste
Coordinates: 23°33′S 46°38′W
CountryFlag_of_Brazil.svg Brazil
StatesEspírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo
  Region924,511.3 km2 (356,955.8 sq mi)
  Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
  Year2015 estimate
  TotalUS$2,295 trillion (PPP) US$1,176 trillion (1st)[citation needed]
  Per capitaUS$19,990 (PPP) US$11,294 (1st)[citation needed]
  Category0.795 high (2nd)
  Life expectancy77.5 years (2nd)
  Infant mortality18.3 per 1,000 (4th)
  Literacy96,7% (2nd)[citation needed]
Time zoneUTC-03 (BRT)

The Southeast region leads the country in population, urban population, population density, vehicles, industries, universities, airports, ports, highways, hospitals, schools, houses and many other areas.

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