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Rondônia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁõˈdõniɐ][1]) is a state in Brazil, locatit in the north-wastren pairt o the kintra. Tae the wast is a short border wi the state o Acre, tae the north is the state o Amazonas, in the east is Mato Grosso, an in the sooth is Bolivie. Its caipital is Porto Velho. The state wis namti efter Candido Rondon. A boat ride on the Rio Madeira whare one can appreciate the forest o 100-year auld trees an such fauna as exotic birds is ane o the best attractions o the state. Twa-thirds o its aurie is covered bi the Amazon Rainforest. Ither attractions are the Chapada dos Parecis an the Serra do Pacaás, a national park, and the capital, Porto Velho, which is simple an wi few biggins.

State of Rondônia
Banner o State of Rondônia
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Coat o airms o State of Rondônia
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Location o State o Rondônia in Brazil
Location o State o Rondônia in Brazil
Coordinates: 8°43′S 63°53′W / 8.717°S 63.883°W / -8.717; -63.883
Kintra Brazil
Caipital an Lairgest CeetyPorto Velho
Govrenment
 • GovernorConfúcio Moura
 • Vice GovrenorAirton Gurgacz
Area
 • Total237,576.16 km2 (91,728.67 sq mi)
Aurie rank13t
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Tot1,560,501
 • Rank23rd
 • Density6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
 • Density rank19t
Demonym(s)Rondoniano or Rondoniense
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 13,110,000,000 (22nt)
 • Per caipitaR$ 8,391 (15t)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.776 – medium (14t)
Time zoneUTC-4 (BRT-1)
Postal Code
76800-000 tae 76999-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-RO
Wabsteidrondonia.ro.gov.br

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  1. In Brazilian Portuguese. The European Portuguese pronunciation is [ʁõˈdoniɐ].