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Alagoas

(älägō`əs) [Port.,=lagoons], state (1990 pop. 2,522,150), 10,707 sq mi (27,331 sq km), NE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. MaceióMaceió
, city (1991 pop. 629,041), capital of Alagoas state, E Brazil, on a narrow strip of land between a lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. Its port is at Jaraguá. Industries include sugar refining, metallurgy, textile production, and chemical processing.
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Alagoas

a state in NE Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Maceió. Pop.: 2 887 535 (2002). Area: 30 776 sq. km (11 031 sq. miles)
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Local TV images showed images on Wednesday of one of the hardest hit towns in the state of Alagoas, Rio Largo, where people have been struggling with the destruction from the mudslides since Saturday.
In one farming village in Alagoas state local officials said almost the entire population of about 60 people had survived by clinging to two 20-metre-tall jack fruit trees for nearly 24 hours.
Centro de Educacao--Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Avenida Lourival Melo Mota S/N--Campus A.
Dissertacao (Mestrado em Letras e Linguistica) Universidade Federal de Alagoas.
Tendo em vista a importancia da precipitacao pluvial para a ciencia, a producao agricola e para estimativa de produtividade, e por causa da carencia de trabalhos cientificos relacionados a espacializacao de variaveis meteorologicas, o presente trabalho teve por objetivo avaliar a acuracia de dois metodos de espacializacao da precipitacao pluvial para o Estado de Alagoas.
One day in Santana do Ipanema, a small town in the coastal state of Alagoas, he was approached by some cangaceiros who wanted to use him as a middleman.
For further information, contact Starglider Systems, Rua Alagoas 676 ap 31, Sao Paulo, SP, 01242-000 Brazil.
Lula's first presidential opponent in 1989 was Fernando Collor, whose family comes from the neighboring state of Alagoas.
The legendary quilombo of Palmares, in the northeastern state of Alagoas, was seen as such a threat to the sugar zones of the Northeast that its final defeat and destruction in 1695 was celebrated with parades and masses all over Brazil (see essay by silvia Hunold La ra, 98-99).
383, from Abelardo Duarte, Folclore negro das Alagoas (Maceio: Departamento de Assuntos Culturais, 1974), pp.
In the coming months, the company expects to extend service to other major cities in the states of Alagoas, Paraiba, Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte.