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Rondonia is a major state in Brazil. It is situated in the north-west of the country. The western part of it is bordered by the state of Acre, to the north Amazonas state, in the east is Mato Grosso whereas in the south is Bolivia. The capital of Rondonia is Porto Velho. This Brazilian state had been named after Candido Rondon.
Some of the most known cities of Rondonia have been listed below:
The state of Rondonia comprises of a territory covered mostly by the Amazon Rain forest jungle, however since intensive settlement and logging began in the 1970s, 3/5th of the state has been deforested.
Now-a-days a large portion of its citizens reside in urban areas. It is said to be the main exporter of wood and the producer of both coffee and cocoa, apart from this, the state is a major cattle breeder.
While talking about the Rondonia population we should definitely mention about the Akuntsu tribe that is considered to be one of the isolated tribes of Rondonia. They are indeed one of the indigenous peoples of Brazil. Another isolated tribe is Kanoe of Omere they reside in the village area. The tribe consists of chief Kunibu Baba, Pupak, Ururu and three women with ages from 23 to 35. In 1995 the seventh member of the tribe passed away.
Since 1960's among the languages spoken in the state of Rondonia, Brazil includes the Pomeranian language. It is a dialect of migrants arriving from the old German settlements from the state of Espirito Santo that is situated just above the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.