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Pará is one of the states of Brazil. It is in the northern part of the country.

State of Pará
Flag of State of Pará
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Pará
Coat of arms
Location of State of Pará in Brazil
Location of State of Pará in Brazil
Coordinates: 5°40′S 52°44′W / 5.667°S 52.733°W / -5.667; -52.733Coordinates: 5°40′S 52°44′W / 5.667°S 52.733°W / -5.667; -52.733
Country Brazil
Capital and Largest CityBelém
Government
 • GovernorSimão Jatene
 • Vice GovernorHelenilson Pontes
Area
 • Total1,247,689.5 km2 (481,735.6 sq mi)
Area rank2nd
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total7,792,561
 • Rank9th
 • Density6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
 • Density rank21st
Demonym(s)Paraense
GDP
 • Year2006 estimate
 • TotalR$ 44,376,000,000 (13th)
 • Per capitaR$ 6,241 (22nd)
HDI
 • Year2005
 • Category0.755 – medium (16th)
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
Postal Code
66000-000 to 68890-000
ISO 3166 codeBR-PA
Websitepa.gov.br

The capital city is Belém. Other cities include:

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