is one of the most important states of Brazil. In 1988 this Brazilian state was formed out of the northern part of Goias. Palmas is the capital of Tocantins
. This state lies in between the Amazon rain forest and the coastal Savanna. This splendid geographic location has made it a land of diverse beauty. There are several rivers that flow along its coast side.
Aside the majestic topographical beauty it also has a lot more to offer. While exploring the whole state, a traveler can visit the unique archaeological sites that are of major historical significance. There is no doubt in the fact that those historical buildings will draw the attention of the visitors across the world.
, the state of Brazil is economically dependent on cattle raising. It is said to be the means of livelihood of most of the Tocantins
dwellers. It also gives stress on pineapple plantations while in the northern part of the state, charcoal and oils are extracted from the babacu palm tree.
Now-a-days the federal government is working hard for expanding Tocantins' economic growth. In order to enhance the financial condition of the state a hydroelectric dam has been constructed with the government aid. This contributed a lot to the financial status of the state.
There are many cities inside the territory of Tocantins
. Some of them have been enlisted below:
- Colinas do Tocantins
- Taquarussu do Porto
- Porto Nacional
This Brazilian state of Tocantins comprises of several municipalities, such as
- Campos Lindos
is a developing area in the Brazilian Highlands. It is the home of a huge number of indigenous inhabitants and ample amount of mineral resources.