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  Federal district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These districts are not generally considered to be one of the countries' component states and should not be confused with them, but are rather separate entities under the direct control of the federal government — forms of territory.
In Australia, the seat of the federal government in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, is a federal district.
In the United States, the seat of the federal government in Washington, D.C. is a federal district.
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 Brazilian Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil.
Before the transfer, the Brazilian Federal District used to be the municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
After the transfer, the municipality of Rio de Janeiro became the Estado da Guanabara (State of Guanabara), which existed from 1960 until 1975 when both the State of Guanabara and the State of Rio de Janeiro merged, to be named the state of Rio de Janeiro.
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 Encyclopedia: Brazilian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A federation (from the Latin fœdus, covenant) is a state comprised of a number of self-governing regions (often themselves referred to as states) united by a central (federal) government.
Brazilian democracy was replaced by dictatorship three times — 1930–1934 and 1937–1945 under Getúlio Vargas, and 1964–1985 under a succession of generals appointed by the military.
The 1988 constitution grants broad powers to the federal government, of which the president and vice president are elected on the same ticket by popular vote for four-year terms.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil in Portuguese) is the largest and most populous country in Latin America, and the fifth largest in the world.
Brazil and its 26 states and Federal District are divided by IBGE into 5 distinctive regions: North, Northeast, Center-West, Southeast and South (Division by Regions).
However, Brazilian economy seems to have detached itself from politics and after a GDP decrease of 0.2% in 2003, Brazil has enjoyed a robust growth in 2004 and prospects for 2005 and 2006 also indicate significant growth.
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 Federal district -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Federal districts are subdivisions of a (Any federal law-enforcement officer) federal system of government.
These districts are not generally considered to be one of the countries' component (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) states and should not be confused with them, but are rather separate entities under the direct control of the federal government.
In the (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russian Federation, there are 7 (Click link for more info and facts about Federal Districts of Russia) Federal Districts of Russia which function as an additional administrative layer between other subdivisions and the national level.
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 Piauí - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Piauí is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, in the arid region of Sertão.
Piauí is the poorest of all the Brazilian states, a situation that has been constant ever since the area was first colonised by the Portuguese in the 1600s.
Piauí has the shortest coastline of any of the Brazilian states at 66km, and the capital, Teresina, is the only state capital in the north east to be located inland.
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 Tocantins State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The federal government is seeking to broaden Tocantins' economic horizons by funding the construction of a hydroelectric dam in the state.
What is today Tocantins state was first explored by Jesuit missionaries in about 1625, seeking to convert the Amerindian peoples of the area to Christianity.
In the 1970s, pressure was put on the federal government by the northern Goiás populace for a separate state, and in the 1988 Constitution, Tocantins state, along with others such as Rondônia were officially created.
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 Brazilian Incentive & Tourism
Brazilian Decree no. 3.708 establishes that the quotas of a LTDA are of one form and class.
Brazilian law recognises the legal personality of a foreign company, which is permitted to exercise and defend its rights in Brazilian territory.
Brazilian Labor and Employment Laws are very protective and there are a series of other rights not mentioned below, which may be guaranteed to workers depending on their activity.
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 Brasília   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While in part the city was built because there was the need for a neutral federal capital, the main reason was to promote the development of Amazonia and better integrate the entire territory of Brazil.
Brasilia is approximately at the geographical center of the Brazilian territory, and the idea of promoting the inland areas was present even in the 1891 Constitution.
Brasília is situated in the Brazilian Federal District, Distrito Federal.
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states and should not be confused with them, but are rather separate entities under the direct control of the federal government.
Federal Districts of Russia which function as an additional administrative layer between other subdivisions and the national level.
District Courts, which are sometimes referred to as Federal District Courts because the federal court system divides the country into
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Federal_District   (167 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Brazilian Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rio de Janeiro is one of the 26 states of Brazil (plus the Federal District).
States of Brazil There are 26 States of Brazil, or Estados in Portuguese, which are the federal states of Brazil, plus the Federal District which holds the capital city, Brasília.
Piauí; is one of the states of Brazil, located in the northeastern part of the country, in the arid region of Sertão.
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But first, it is important to highlight that in case of disputes involving commercial or civil matters, two sub-branches of the Brazilian judiciary might have (although not overlapping) jurisdiction: federal courts and the courts of the states (Municipalities in Brazil do not have their own judiciary branch).
The jurisdiction of the federal courts as opposed to the jurisdiction of the courts organized by each state (also in the case of some Brazilian quasi-states and the Brazilian Federal District Capital — Brasília) will depend on the matter under dispute (“ratione materiae”) and the legal nature of one of the litigators (“ratione personae”).
On the other hand, the defendant may accept the jurisdiction of the Brazilian court, also considering starting a lawsuit involving the same dispute in the courts where the defendant is located, aiming at the later dismissal of the ongoing lawsuit in Brazil, by means of confirming the foreign (final) decision in Brazil (Sec.
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 Brazil News 24/7 - Nothing But Brazil - Brazzil Magazine - Fresh news daily - English-language Magazine on Brazilian ...
The “Map of Color in Brazilian College Education” was presented at the conference “Two Years of Quota Policies: Balance and Perspectives,” which was held from October 25 to 27, 2004, at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
A comparison of these percentages with those of the Brazilian population by color or race (53.7% white, 6.2% fl, 38.5% mixed race, 0.4% Asian, and 0.4% indigenous in 2000) clearly demonstrates that the university has a larger percentage of white and Asian Brazilians and a reduced percentage of fl, mixed race and indigenous Brazilians.
Brazil's federal government is preparing a preventive action plan to ward off possible threats from infectious diseases capable of endangering the safety of the population.
www.brazzil.com /content/view/8872   (3887 words)

  
 Maranhão - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Alcantara spaceport is located in the north of the state, not far from São Luís.
Despite the fact that the state capital São Luís was founded by the French in 1612, it is said to be the Brazilian state capital which most closely resembles a Portuguese city.
Maranhão did not join in the Brazilian declaration of independence of 1822, but in the following year the Portuguese were driven out by Admiral Lord Cochrane and it became part of the Empire of Brazil.
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 Brazil 301 99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One career criminal in the southern Brazilian town of Maringá was arrested after a raid was run on his facility, which had the capability of producing nearly 30 million audiocassettes annually.
Federal police officials have jurisdiction over the types of crimes that are generally viewed as producing large-scale corruption (such as border controls and drug-trafficking).
The Brazilian Government promised to make best efforts by June 1994 to pass legislation to ensure that the range of higher penalties available under the indexing system in the general provisions of the Penal Code applied to copyright infringement.
www.iipa.com /rbc/1999/rbc_brazil_301_99.html   (6728 words)

  
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FOOD LAWS Brazil is a federated republic composed of 26 states plus the Federal District, with three levels of government: federal, state and municipal; similar to the United States’ governmental structure.
Brazilian importers of live animals must obtain a permit for import that meets the Brazilian genetic requirements for a specific breed.
On December 28, 2000, the Brazilian President issued Provisional Measure Number MP 2,137 which was intended to resolve the legal problems that derived from the court battles involving the release of biotech varieties in Brazil, including court battles involving the importation of biotech corn from Argentina.
www.fas.usda.gov /gainfiles/200408/146107015.doc   (8263 words)

  
 National capital territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some other countries also have national capital territories in the generic sense of an area under special government in order to serve as a site for the national capital.
The District of Columbia in the United States
The Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
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 CNI HomePage
The fiscal commitments reassured by the federal government, the monetary austerity and the discussions about the tax and social security reforms brought positive perspectives regarding the future of the Brazilian economy.
The Brazilian economy maintained its pace of expansion in the first quarter of this year, demonstrating just marginal effects of the Central Bank’s policy of increasing interest rates.
The Brazilian Economy is on a positive trend at the end of this first semester of 2000; the economy will once again record a significant growth rate this year.
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 Federal district   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is federated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as IAMAW Federal District 1.
NFFE is federated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as IAMAW Federal District 1.
The federal depository is available to all residents of the Congressional district within which the library is located.
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 1960 - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
April 21 - In Brazil, The Country's capital (Federal District) is shifted from Rio de Janeiro to Brasília.
The Estado da Guanabara (State of Guanabara) is founded to succeed Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian Federal District.
December 12 - A Federal Court ruling that Louisiana's anti-integration laws were unconstitutional was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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 Brazilian Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
and sales association on October 11, 2005 in the federal district of Brasilia...
Brazilian power distribution companies bought 1,268MW of guaranteed power for...
BOSTON -- A Brazilian man caught in an undercover...
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 Brazilian Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The white color symbolizes peace while green and yellow colors in the middle to the national colors of Brazil.
Bidu Sayão is considered the best Brazilian soprano ever and certainly one of the most taltented singers of the 20th century.
I object to the title, "Brazilian ragtime." This is not ragtime.
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 Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Spanning a vast area between central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, it is the easternmost country of the Americas and it borders Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana — every South American nation except for Ecuador and Chile.
IBGE (http://www.ibge.gov.br/english/default.php) - Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (English, Español, Português)
The Brazilian Sound (http://www.thebraziliansound.com) Brazilian music and culture (in English)
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 Federal District Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 University Of Bristol Capoeira Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
, August, 1972 – at the Agricultural School of the Brazilian, Federal District.
Its role is moe than just a group of Capoeira, but also a school with historical and educational background.
It is a traditional dance-fight original from Africa and developed in the Brazilian colony for slaves working in sugar cane plantation
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/union/capoeira/beribazu.html   (500 words)

  
 Format for Cities Around the World
By the mid-1990s there were more than 1,700,000 residents in the Federal District.
At one end of the city is the Plaza of the Three Powers, which is made up of an underground cathedral.
Most of the city's major buildings, were designed by the noted Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
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