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Brazil is the fifth biggest country of the planet by area. It has 5570 municipalities (which are called "Cidades" in Portuguese), and, of course, their names have a variety of origins. Today, we will talk about the cities named after an economic activity. The thumbnail shows the allotment of Sinop in 1973, before it became a big city.

Brazil is the fifth biggest country of the planet by area. It has 5570 municipalities (which are called "Cidades" in Portuguese), and, of course, their names have a variety of origins. In this post I talk about cities named after some historical person. In the thumbnail, there is the Hercílio Luz Bridge, the most famous postcard of Florianópolis.

Brazil is the fifth biggest country of the planet by area. It has 5570 municipalities (which are called "Cidades" in Portuguese), and, of course, their names have a variety of origins. In this post I intend to talk about names derived from indigenous terms. The thumbnail shows pictures of Cuiabá, the capital of the state of Mato Grosso.

Brazil is the fifth biggest country of the planet by area. It has 5570 cities (which are called "Cidades" in Portuguese), and, of course, their names have a variety of origins. In this and in the subsequent posts, my goal is to show some of these origins and give examples of the names.

Yesterday, 28/april, my first quiz, created almost seven years ago, got featured in Jetpunk!