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South America

The country is divided into 26 states. Choose the appropriate state to add dive sites.

Location: Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean
Geographic coordinates: 10° 0' S, 55° 0' W
Coastline km: 7,491 km km
Climate: mostly tropical, but temperate in south
Terrain: mostly flat to rolling lowlands in north; some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal belt
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Pico da Neblina 3,014 m
Natural hazards: recurring droughts in northeast; floods and occasional frost in south
Currency: real (BRL)
Population: 188,078,227 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French
Capital: Brasilia
Divisions: 26 states (estados, singular - estado) and 1 federal district* (distrito federal); Acre, Alagoas, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Distrito Federal*, Espirito Santo, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, Tocantins

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Zones (16) Dive sites Sub zones
Alagoas 4 0
Amapá 1 0
Bahia 6 1
Brasília 1 0
Ceará 8 0
Espírito Santo 3 1
Goiás 2 0
Mato Grosso 3 0
Mato Grosso do Sul 3 0
Minas Gerais 1 0
Pernambuco 26 1
Piauí 3 0
Rio de Janeiro 32 4
Rio Grande do Norte 10 1
Santa Catarina 25 1
São Paulo 21 0

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By danielhidalgo
Jun 26, 2011
Learning -

By danielhidalgo
Jun 26, 2011
Learning -

By danielhidalgo
Jun 25, 2011
Learning -

By danielhidalgo
Jun 25, 2011
First dive -
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Saco do Cherne
By djriot
May 30, 2011
Swell day - I used a company called Dive Point ( who are based in Leblon, just round the corner from Copacabana who were very friendly and spoke English well. Their 2 tank day trip was a little expensive but they did pick me up from

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Trip: Isla encanta de Arvoredo
By Don Pablo
From Mar 27, 2010 to Mar 27, 2010
A la Isla de Arvoredo con Operadora Aquanauta do Mergulho de Canasvieiras, Florianópolis,
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By Carlos Momoli
From Nov 8, 2009 to Nov 8, 2009
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Trip: Paraty - Assitência
By Carlos Momoli
From Oct 23, 2009 to Oct 25, 2009
Assitencia para checkout OWD como DM.
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Trip: Pedreira
By Carlos Momoli
From Aug 8, 2009 to Aug 9, 2009

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Trip: Pedreira
By Carlos Momoli
From Aug 1, 2009 to Aug 2, 2009



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