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Maranhão is one of Brazil's 27 Federative Units

The mixture of indigenous, black and white races is present in cooking, crafts and in almost every aspect of popular culture.

Bumba-meu-boi, Tambor de Crioula and Caroço, Festa do Divino Espírito Santo and other cultural manifestations make Maranhão a State rich in tourism. With the largest ecosystem diversity of Brazil, the State is divided into five tourist poles, each with its specific attractions:

São Luís, the capital, is where numerous festivals guarantee a fun and instructive ride; Delta das Américas, an ecological paradise is full of rivers and creeks; Chapada das Mesas, is perfect for extreme sports enthusiasts, with its gigantic natural sculptures; Lençóis Maranhenses, is the only desert in the world surrounded by crystal clear lagoons; Floresta dos Guarás, is where lush mangroves are home to an enormous diversity of reptiles, fish and other animals.

Maranhão is one of Brazil's 27 Federative Units

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