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Bahia

(bäē`yə), state (1991 pop. 11,867,991), 216,612 sq mi (559,921 sq km), E Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
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 (also called Bahia) is the capital.

Bahia,

city, Brazil: see SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
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, Brazil.

Bahia

1. a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop.: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq. km (217 000 sq. miles)
2. the former name of San Salvador