Bahia Mapa da Cidade
Bahia is one of the better States of Brazil; with 567,295 km2, it´s hardly abate than France. The citizenry of over 13 actor concentrates mostly forth the coast; Salvador, the capital, is the best important city; Feira de Santana, Ilhéus, Itabuna and Juazeiro are additionally economically relevant.
The south of Bahia is breadth the History of Brazil started. A acropolis alleged Mount Pascoal (see map) was the aboriginal allotment of Brazil to be sighted, back Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral accustomed in 1500; Porto Seguro (Safe Haven) was the aboriginal abode were the Portuguese set foot. The breadth of Porto Seguro - Ilhéus is one of the busiest day-tripper destinations of Brazil, both because of the History and because of the beaches.
More recently, the arctic allotment of the Bahia bank has apparent investments on the day-tripper trade; Costa do Sauípe, the better amassed of hotels and resorts in Brazil, is about 70 km arctic of Salvador.
The accompaniment of Bahia is beyond from arctic to south by a abundance alternation which is marked, in the map, as Chapada Diamantina; this aforementioned alternation receives added names, like Serra do Espinhaço, in Minas Gerais, and Borborema, in Pernambuco and Paraíba.
In some parts, the alternation has the appearance of "Chapadões", collapsed top plateaus with brusque edges; the best visited of such chapadões are in the National Park of Chapada Diamantina, in the average of the State.
The alternation divides Bahia in two acutely audible bounded zones. To the east, breadth already existed the exhuberant Atlantic Forest, the clay is abundant and, admitting aerial temperatures, backing seasons are regular. To the west of the chain, clay is poorer and altitude is drier; the absolute frondescence is cerrado; these boxy altitude acquired the autogenous to be abundant beneath developed than the coast.
The accompaniment is additionally beyond by the river São Francisco, the best important of Brazilian northeast; São Francisco is a abiding river, which continuously food baptize to this barren arena back abounding added abate rivers dry out; the São Francisco starts in Minas Gerais and goes on until the Atlantic, authoritative borders amid Bahia and Alagoas. There are abbreviate stretches of the river which are navigable, but mainly for cargoes. The ample dejected atom at the arctic is a huge dam congenital to authority baptize for the hidroelectric bulb of Itaparica.