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João Pessoa

(zhwouN pəsô`ə), city (1991 pop. 497,600), capital of Paraíba state, NE Brazil, at the confluence of the Sanhauá and Paraíba do Norte rivers. Cotton, sugar, and minerals are exported through its port, Cabedelo. Industries in the city produce chemicals, plastics, metals, and electrical goods. The city was established in the late 16th cent. and named (1585) Filipea, in honor of Philip II of Spain and Portugal. During the brief Dutch occupation (17th cent.) it was called Frederickstadt, and, after its reconquest by the Portuguese, Paraíba. Its present name was acquired in 1930, in honor of the state governor who was assassinated in Recife during the VargasVargas, Getúlio Dornelles
, 1883–1954, Brazilian statesman, twice president (1930–45, 1951–54). The popular governor of Rio Grande do Sul (1928–30), he ran for the presidency in 1930, was defeated, charged fraud, and led a successful revolt.
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 revolution. João Pessoa is the site of a state university. The city's Franciscan convent and church are excellent examples of colonial architecture. Nearby are several resort areas.

Joāo Pessoa

 

a city in northeastern Brazil, on the right bank of the Paraiba River; administrative center of the state of Paraiba. Population, 221,500 (1970). It has a railroad station and is a highway junction. Joao Pessoa, a trade center, is industrialized and has textile and food industries, as well as a large cement plant. The city was founded in 1585.

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Tal informacao baseia-se em um levantamento de dados realizados junto a orgaos de registro dos estrangeiros, como o Departamento de Policia Federal/Superintendencia Regional na Paraiba, Delegacia de Policia Imigratoria (DELEMIG-PB) na cidade de Joao Pessoa e da Universidade Federal da Paraiba, que participa do PEC-G e do PEC-PG (12).
(3) Associacao Guajiru-Ciencia-Educacao-Meio Ambiente (Non-profit; Federal Inscription # 05.117.699.000.198), Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil, Scientific Board
Se entrevisto a 377 personas (102 huespedes que utilizaron los sitios, 193 estudiantes de turismo, marketing y hoteleria, y 82 usuarios que habian accedido y navegado al menos una vez en los sitios de los hoteles de Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, que respondieron a traves de e-mail).
Ainda demonstrando a polifonia de enunciadores, temos a expressao metaforica linguistica Joao Pessoa nasceu as margens do rio e seguiu seu destino a caminho do mar, atualizacao da metafora conceptual ontologica (personificacao) LUGAR E PESSOA, em que a cidade de Joao Pessoa ganha caracteristicas de um ser humano, pois ela nasce e segue seu destino.
A hundred and sixteen children from 7 to 12 years of age with regular hygiene habits (brushing teeth everyday) registered in public schools in the city of Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil were examined.
En agosto, la aerolinea lanzo 20 vuelos domesticos nuevos, para ciudades tales como Fortaleza, Joao Pessoa, Natal, y Recife, entre otras.
Laboratorio de Pesquisa em Produtos Naturais, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Universidade Regional do Cariri Crato (CE), * Faculdade Leao Sampaio, Juazeiro do Norte (CE), ** Laboratorio de Micologia Departamento de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Centro de Ciencias da Saude Universidade Federal da Paraiba Joao Pessoa (PB) & (+) Laboratorio de Genetica de Microrganismos Departamento de Biologia Molecular, Centro de Ciencias Exatas e da Natureza, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa (PB), Brazil Table.
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Participaron en la presente investigacion 224 estudiantes de una universidad publica de la ciudad de Joao Pessoa (Paraiba, Brasil).
Methods: A cross-sectional survey was carried out through clinical examination of the primary dentitions of pre-school children enrolled in public nursery schools in Joao Pessoa (Brazil).