List of capitals of subdivisions of Brazil

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This is a list of the cities that are or have been considered capitals of one of the country subdivisions of Brazil. For the national capital see: Capital of Brazil.

State capitals[edit]

Acre[edit]

created out of Amazonas

Alagoas[edit]

created out of Pernambuco

Amapá[edit]

created out of Pará

Amazonas[edit]

created out of Pará

Bahia[edit]

Ceará[edit]

Espírito Santo[edit]

Goiás[edit]

created out of São Paulo

Maranhão[edit]

created out of Pará

Mato Grosso[edit]

created out of São Paulo

Mato Grosso do Sul[edit]

created out of Mato Grosso

Minas Gerais[edit]

created out of São Paulo

Pará[edit]

Paraíba[edit]

Paraná[edit]

created out of São Paulo

Pernambuco[edit]

Piauí[edit]

created out of Maranhão

Rio Grande do Norte[edit]

Rio Grande do Sul[edit]

Rio de Janeiro[edit]

Rondônia[edit]

Created in 1943 under the name de "territory do Guaporé", desmembrado do Mato Grosso. Transformado in State of Rondônia in 1988.

Roraima[edit]

Created in 1943 under the name de "territory do Rio Branco", desmembrado do Amazonas. Transformado in State of Roraima in 1988.

Santa Catarina[edit]

created out of São Paulo

São Paulo[edit]

Sergipe[edit]

created out of Bahia

Tocantins[edit]

created out of Goiás

Extinct federated units[edit]

Guanabara[edit]

Created in 1960 out of the territory of former Distrito Federal. Merged with the State of Rio de Janeiro in 1975.

Fernando de Noronha[edit]

Created in 1943 under the name of "territory de Fernando de Noronha". Incorporated by Pernambuco state.

Iguaçu[edit]

Created in 1943 under the name de "territory do Iguaçu". Merged back to Paraná and the Santa Catarina.

Ponta-Porã[edit]

Created in 1943 under the name de "territory de Ponta-Porã". Merged back to Mato Grosso.

Former territories of Brazil[edit]

Cisplatina[edit]

Guiana Francesa[edit]

See also[edit]