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Piauí

Piauí (pyouēˈ) [key], state (1991 pop. 2,582,137), 96,886 sq mi (250,935 sq km), NE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. Teresina is the capital.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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