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Mato Grosso

Brazilian State of Mato Grosso

State Capital City: Cuiabá

State Abbreviation: MT

Mato Grosso is one of the states of Brazil, the third largest in area,located in the western part of the country. #10 on map.

Neighbouring states are (from westclockwise) Rondônia, Amazonas, Pará, Tocantins, Goiás and Mato Grosso do Sul.It also borders Bolivia to the southwest.

A state with a flat landscape, alternating great chapadas and plain areas,Mato Grosso presents three different ecosystems: Cerrado, Pantanal and theAmazon Rainforest. The vegetation of the open pasture covers 40% of the state,and the Chapada dos Guimarães National Park, with its caves, grottos, tracks andwaterfalls, is one of its great tourist attractions. In the north is theAmazonian forest, with a biodiversity covering half of the state. The XinguNational Park and the Araguaia River are in Mato Grosso. Further south, thePantanal, the world's largest wetland, is the habitat for almost a thousandspecies of animals, with many aquatic birds.

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Largest cities in Mato Grosso

Cuiabá , Várzea Grande

Official state website: www.mt.gov.br (Portuguese)

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