Brazilian State of Rondônia
State Capital City: Porto Velho
State Abbreviation: RO
Rondônia is a state in Brazil, located in the NW part of the country. To the west is a short border with the state of Acre , to the north is the state of Amazonas , in the east is Mato Grosso and to the south is Bolivia. #21 on map.
Its capital is Porto Velho. The state was named after Candido Rondon .
A boat ride on the Rio Madeira where one can appreciate the forest of 100-year old trees and such fauna as exotic birds is one of the best attractions of the state. Two-thirds of its area is covered by the Amazon Rainforest. Other attractions are the Chapada dos Parecis and the Serra do Pacaás, a national park, and the capital, Porto Velho, which is simple and with few buildings..
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Official state website: www.rs.gov.br (Portuguese)