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 , tothe north is the state of Amazonas , in the east is Mato Grosso and to the south is Bolivia. #21on 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 of100-year old trees and such fauna as exotic birds is one of the best attractionsof the state. Two-thirds of its area is covered by the Amazon Rainforest. Otherattractions are the Chapada dos Parecis and the Serra do Pacaás, a nationalpark, and the capital, Porto Velho, which is simple and with few buildings..
Official state website: www.rs.gov.br (Portuguese)