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Central-West Region, Brazil
- Created 2012-03-13
Região Centro-Oeste do Brasil
) is composed of the states of
Mato Grosso do Sul
; along with
(Federal District), where Brazil's national capital,
, is situated. This Region is right in the heart of Brazil, representing 18.86% of the national territory.
With the move of the country's federal capital from
Rio de Janeiro
in the 60s, the construction of roads and railways to the interior of the country made the accesses easier, speeding up the population settling and contributing significantly to its development.
Mato Grosso do Sul
was created in 1979, materializing the decision of the government to divide the then called state of
in two states to facilitate to the administration and the development of the region.
Today, Center-West is attracting many investments for agriculture, pecuary, industries and people from
Brasília International Airport
Marechal Rondon International Airport
Campo Grande International Airport
Santa Genoveva Airport
connects Center-West region with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights.
The Center-West is home to the
University of Brasília
, University Center of Brasília,
Federal University of Goiás
Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
Federal University of Mato Grosso
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