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Teresina

(tārāzē`nä), city (1991 pop. 599,272), capital of Piauí state, NE Brazil, on the Parnaíba River. It is the main commercial and agricultural distribution center in the Parnaíba valley; cattle, hides and skins, rice, wax, beans, and cassava are shipped through the city. Its industries produce textiles, sugar, soap, and lumber. Teresina was a planned city formally established in 1852 and named for Brazilian Empress Teresa Cristina Maria.

Teresina

 

a city in northeastern Brazil, situated on the Parnaiba River; capital of the state of Piaui. Population, 220,500 (1970). Teresina has a railroad station. The city has enterprises of the textile and food-processing industries.

Teresina

an inland port in NE Brazil, capital of Piauí state, on the Parnaíba River: chief commercial centre of the Parnaíba valley. Pop.: 895 000 (2005 est.)
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