Alagoas (Portuguese pronunciation: [alɐˈgoɐs][2]) is ane o the 27 states o Brazil an is situatit in the eastren pairt o the Northeast Region. It borders: Pernambuco (N and NW); Sergipe (S); Bahia (SW); an the Atlantic Ocean (E). It occupees an aurie o 27,767 km², being slichtly lairger than Haiti. Its caipital is the ceety o Maceió.

State o Alagoas
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Location o State o Alagoas in Brazil
Location o State o Alagoas in Brazil
Kintra Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest CeetyMaceió
Govrenment
 • GovernorTeotônio Brandão Vilela Filho (PSDB)
 • Vice GovrenorJosé Thomaz Nonô
Area
 • Total27767.661 km2 (10,721.154 sq mi)
Area rank25t
Population
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Total3,120,922
 • Rank16t
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Density rank4t
Demonym(s)Alagoano
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 15,753,000,000 (20th)
 • Per capitaR$ 5,164 (25th)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.677 – laich (27t)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (BRST)
Postal Code
57000-000 to 57990-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-AL

It is made up o 102 municipalities an its maist populous ceeties are Maceió, Arapiraca, Palmeira dos Índios, Rio Largo, Penedo, União dos Palmares, São Miguel dos Campos, Santana do Ipanema, Delmiro Gouveia, Coruripe, Marechal Deodoro, an Campo Alegre.

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