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Campos

(käm`po͝os), city (1996 pop. 391,299), Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil, on the Paraíba River near its mouth. It is a transportation hub and the commercial hub of a rich agricultural region producing coffee, cacao, rice, sugarcane, and beans. More than half of the state's sugar output is produced in Campos. There are also distilleries in the city. Campos was founded in the early 17th cent. and under the empire was an important slave center.

Campos

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Population, 319, 100(1970). Campos is a railroad and highway junction and the commercial and industrial center of a developed agricultural region in the Paraíba River valley, where coffee, sugarcane, and tobacco are raised. The city has food enterprises (mainly sugar), as well as textile, cement, and tobacco industries.

campos

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(ecology)
The savanna of South America.
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