In the pat, a major part of the "Distrito Federal" population was composed of local workers and labors called "Candangos", on whom the credit of building the capital city rested. The remaining population consisted mainly of government employees, who were shifted to Brasilia immediately after the completion of its construction. At present, the Federal District in Brazil is a fully planned urban region with special areas for educational institutions, commercial centers and residential buildings. The Federal District roads and lanes are anonymous, yet well recognized through the numbers and letters arranged geographically for popular convenience. The total population of the region had outnumbered long before, compared to the available one million living spaces. However, owing to the recent complications in organization, the overall growth and development of the district has slackened down considerably.
Covering a total area of 5,802 km2, Brazilian Federal District shares the same Brazilian National Flag as its national emblem. About 2,383,784 people reside here, with 353.5 persons living every km2 land area. Despite not being a complete state, the typical traits of a state which "Distrito Federal" possesses, offers it more or less similar identity of a matured state.
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