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Boa Vista

(bō`ə vēsh`tə), city (1996 pop. 154,166), capital of Roraima state, NW Brazil, on the Rio Branco. Its economy is based on the processing and shipment of minerals (gold, bauxite, diamonds, and gold) found in the surrounding region. Primary manufactures are alcohol and petroleum, construction goods, and metal products. Boa Vista became the capital of Roraima when it was created (as the federal territory of Rio Branco) in 1943.

Boa Vista

a town in N Brazil, capital of the state of Roraima, on the Rio Branco. Pop.: 275 000 (2005 est.)
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Starting November 2018, TUI will offer travellers from the South West, holiday programmes to explore the famed volcanoes and glaciers in Iceland, the local street markets in Marrakech or the sunny Boa Vista, Cape Verde.
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c) Laboratorio de Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR), Boa Vista, RR, Brazil
1) Embrapa Roraima, Boa Vista, Roraima, 69301-970, Brasil
dendrobii in Brazil, in Boa Vista, it was found in rural areas of the two neighboring municipalities, Canta and Alto Alegre (Figure 1), and on new host plants, showing a good adaptation of the species in the region.
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2013), no entanto, considera um desafio ter em conta a relacao El nino e La nina atrelada a eventos especificos, tais como cheias na cidade de Boa Vista no estado de Roraima, por exemplo, em razao da carencia de dados.
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All 10 islands are different - Boa Vista is renowned for its beaches, Fogo for its fruit, vineyards and coffee growing on verdant volcanic soil and Santiago for its mountainous valleys.
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